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From scholarships to meeting and networking opportunties, the American Meteorological Society (AMS) can help foster your growing contribution to the weather, water, and climate community.

AMS Scholarships and Fellowships

AMS offers various scholarship and fellowship opportunities for the 2019-2020 academic year to students pursing degrees in the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences. 

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Reach Your Full Potential

AMS is proud to partner with AGU, SEG, and AWG to offer mentoring opportunities in the Earth and space sciences through the new Mentoring365 program.

 

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News & Announcements

NOAA-NASA Satellite Meteorology Summer School

The program will include internationally recognized experts in radiative transfer theory, satellite meteorology, numerical weather prediction at both the global scale and mesoscale, along with opportunities for students to interact with the lecturers in an informal setting. The objective of the program is to foster the education of the next generation of satellite meteorologists and promote the use of observations from the latest operational and research satellite missions. Applications are due by 31 March 2019.

Private Sector Mentorship Program

The AMS Board for Private Sector Meteorologists has designed this mentorship program to create and foster one-on-one personal interactions between mentors employed in the private sector and students interested in working in the private sector.

Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship

Lockheed Martin has launched a new scholarship program to provide opportunities to students who want to build their talents and change the world!

Beginning in 2019, we are awarding 200 scholarships of $10,000 per student – renewable each year. The program will continue to add up to 200 new recipients each year, and will be open to individuals studying engineering or computer science that demonstrate financial need and come from underrepresented or underserved communities.

The 2019 program will be accepting applications from January 15, 2019 through 3:00 p.m. Central Time on March 12, 2019. Thanks for your interest in the program!

2019 L'Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellowship Program

The L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship program honors five exceptional female scientists at a critical stage in their careers with grants of $60,000 each. Candidates are selected from a variety of fields including the life and physical/material sciences, technology (including computer science), engineering, and mathematics. Candidates must have completed their PhD and have started in their postdoctoral position by the application deadline. Deadline for applications is Friday, February 1, 2019.

STEMSEAS Student Experiences Aboard Ships

Run by the Division of Marine and Large Programs, Lamont–Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, STEMSEAS aims to provide ship-based, 6–10 day exploratory experiences for undergraduates from diverse backgrounds aboard NSF-funded research vessels. Students will sail with experienced faculty mentors and engage in geoscience and oceanography activities (while also having fun)!

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