Student Opportunities

Travel Grants

Student Travel Grant Page for more information and to apply.

Student Assistant

Volunteer students are needed for registration and audio/visual support during the conference. Student volunteers are required to be in attendance the entire conference, and be available to work 1/2 each day from Sunday through Friday. The students will work either the first or second shift (i.e., morning or afternoon). For volunteering, the student will get their registration fee waived and $25.00 per day for food allowance. This program is a first come, first served basis. A limited number of students will be needed for the conference. Those students interested should please contact Gillian Peguero at gpeguero@ametsoc.org for details.

Award Opportunities

21st Air-Sea Interaction Conference Student Presentation Awards

The AMS Air-Sea Interaction Committee will host a student paper competition to recognize outstanding student contributions.  Three awards each will be presented for oral and poster presentations with cash prizes ($150 1st place, $100 2nd place, and $50 3rd place) to first author students presenting his or her own original work.  Both graduate and undergraduate students can apply for the competition.  Students who wish to be considered for the competition must indicate their eligibility when submitting their abstracts.

21st Air-Sea Interaction Conference Student Travel Awards

The AMS Air-Sea Interaction Committee is offering two student travel awards of $400 each to help supplement travel expenses.  To be eligible for a travel award, the student must be a current AMS student member, non-resident in Oklahoma City, and must have submitted an abstract for presentation at the meeting.  To apply, please send your CV and a brief (1/2 page) justification for funds to the conference co-organizer: Heather Holbach: (hmh06d@my.fsu.edu) by 6th April 2018.

23rd Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence Presentation Awards 

The Boundary Layers and Turbulence Program Committee of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) is proud to award 6 Best Student Prizes (three poster awards and three oral presentation awards) at the 23rd Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence held 11–15 June 2018 in Oklahoma City, OK. These awards recognize outstanding student contributions based on an evaluation of the oral or poster presentation.

Students are asked at the time of the abstract submission if they want to be considered for such awards.  

23rd Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence Travel Awards 

The Boundary Layers and Turbulence Program Committee of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) is offering two student travel awards of $300 each to help supplement travel expenses. To be eligible for a travel award, the students who want to be considered for travel support will be asked to note this when submitting their abstract, and are asked to submit a note of justification for funds and provide a letter of support from their primary advisor. To apply, please send your justification  and letter of support for funds to the conference chairpersons by 6th April 2018.

For additional information please contact the program chairperson(s), Jeff Mirocha (jmirocha@llnl.gov); Petra Klein (pkklein@ou.edu); Will Anderson (William.Anderson@utdallas.edu); and Julie Lundquist (Julie.Lundquist@colorado.edu