Scholarship Opportunities for Meteorology Students

Deadline Scholarship Award Eligibility
October 3, 2014 AMS Student Assistant Program Housing, meal, and registration expenses at AMS Annual Meeting (Rutgers will pay travel expenses.) Any student attending the AMS Annual Meeting, AMS member
October 3, 2014 AMS Student Annual Meeting Travel Grants Housing, registration, and travel expenses at AMS Annual Meeting Seniors and graduate students attending, but not presenting a paper, at the AMS Annual Meeting, AMS member
November 4, 2014 National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program $32,000 annual stipend and full tuition Current seniors planning to attend graduate school in Fall, 2015, and current first and second year graduate students, U.S. citizens
Various Pathways to Science:  Multiple opportunities for summer research opportunites
Various Multiple opportunities with NASA for internships, fellowships, and scholarships    
January 16, 2015 AMS Industry/Government Graduate Fellowships $24,000 for first year of graduate school, and partial travel support to annual AMS meeting Current seniors planning to attend graduate school in Fall, 2015, 3.25 or better GPA
January 30, 2015 NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship $8000/yr, plus $6500 summer internship with housing Full-time Junior in Fall, 2014; 3.0 or better GPA
February 1, 2015 SOARS, Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science 10-week summer program at NCAR in Boulder, Colorado, with competitive wages, travel assistance to and from home, and paid housing and local transportation Have completed 2 years of college; 3.0 or better GPA; member of a group that is historically under-represented in the atmospheric and related sciences, including students who are Black or African American, American Indian or Alaskan Native, and Hispanic or Latino; female or first generation students; or have experienced, and worked to overcome, educational or economic disadvantage; and/or have personal or family circumstances that may complicate their continued progress in research careers
February 6, 2015 AMS Minority Scholarship $3000/yr for two years Entering as Freshman in Fall, 2014
February 6, 2015 AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship $2500/yr for two years Entering as Freshman in Fall, 2014
February 6, 2015 AMS Named Undergraduate Scholarships Various Current juniors
March 1, 2015 International Summer Scholarships Up to $5,000 Interest in international summer experience
April, 2015 SEBS Scholarships Over 500 scholarships will be awarded through this one application. Award amounts vary, and range up to $4,000. SEBS sophomores (Class of 2016), juniors (Class of 2015), and seniors (Class of 2014) as of Fall 2013
June, 2015 Elizabeth and Arthur Reich Scholarship $1,000 to $4,000 per year [African American and/or Hispanic-American.  U.S. citizens are eligible, regardless of their place of residence.] or [Graduates of public or private high schools in Atlantic City, Camden, East Orange, Elizabeth, Hoboken, Jersey City, Newark, New Brunswick, Passaic, Paterson, Perth Amboy, Plainfield, Union City or Trenton, regardless of their race or ethnicity are also eligible.]

Please apply for all scholarships for which you are eligible. Contact Prof. Robock at or 848-932-5751 for assistance. Be sure to submit all required information by the deadline. Please look at How to Ask a Professor for a Reference Letter in advance to help you with your application.

NOAA Student Opportunities

George H. Cook Scholars Program

School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Scholarships and Financial Aid Web Site

Rutgers Financial Aid Web Site

Prepared by Alan Robock ( - Last updated on October 4, 2014