AMS Scholarships and Fellowships

2017 Scholarship Winners at Fellows Luncheon, 2018 Annual Meeting

The American Meteorological Society (AMS) administers an array of graduate fellowships and undergraduate scholarships with the support of its members, corporations, and government agencies nationwide. The fellowships and scholarships range from $1,000 to $25,000 and help further the education of outstanding graduate and undergraduate students pursuing a career in the atmospheric and related oceanic or hydrologic sciences.

Congratulations to all 2019 AMS Scholarship and Fellowship recipients!

Apply today for one of the following scholarships or fellowships:

The Father James B. Macelwane Annual Award in Meteorology
Applications are due on 5 June 2020

The Father James B. Macelwane Annual Award was established by the American Meteorological Society to honor the late Rev. James B. Macelwane, S.J., a world renowned authority of seismology, who was a geophysicist and Dean of the Institute of Technology, Saint Louis University, until his death in 1956.  The recipient of the Father James B. Macelwane award will receive a stipend of $1000 supported by member donations to the AMS Giving Program.

AMS Senior Named Scholarships
Applications are due on 7 February 2020

American Meteorological Society (AMS) members sponsor scholarships each year to support the education of outstanding undergraduate students entering their final year of study. 21 Senior Scholarship awards ranging from $2000 to $10,000 are available for the 2020 year. 

AMS Graduate Fellowships
Applications are due on 1 January 2020

A $25,000 stipend will be presented to each fellowship recipient for a nine-month period in the 2020/2021 academic year.  In addition, fellowship recipients will receive partial travel support to attend the AMS Annual Meeting.

AMS Graduate Fellowship in the History of Science
Applications are due on 7 February 2020

The American Meteorological Society (AMS) is pleased to invite applications for the AMS Graduate Fellowship in the History of Science, to be awarded to a student in the process of completing a dissertation on the history of the atmospheric, or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences. The Fellowship carries a $15,000 stipend and will support one year of dissertation research.

AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship
Applications are due on 7 February 2020

The American Meteorological Society is pleased to announce the AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship program, open to all high school students and designed to encourage study in the atmospheric and related sciences. Serving as a unique example of various sectors of our field joining together to support young, talented minds, the scholarships are being sponsored by partners in industry, as well as through named scholarships either established by an AMS member or in memory of someone.

AMS Minority Scholarships
Applications are due on 7 February 2020

The AMS Minority Scholarships will award funding to minority students who have been traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, especially Hispanic, Native American, and Black/African American students. Funding for the scholarships is provided by industry and through donations made by members to the AMS 100th Anniversary Program. The American Meteorological Society (AMS) is committed to, and benefits from the full and equitable participation of a diverse community. AMS is committed to advancing core values of diversity, inclusion, and equity across all aspects of the atmospheric, oceanic, and hydrologic sciences.

Prior AMS Scholarship and Fellowship Recipients

Questions?

 The application includes specific guidelines; if you have further questions, contact  AMS Development and Student Program Manager Donna Fernandez ( 617-227-2426 ext. 3907).