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AMS Scholarships and Fellowships

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 our FSU students: Francesca Lappin (Senior scholarship) and Jordan Tweedie (Freshman scholarship) who were awarded AMS scholarships!

Apply today for one of the following scholarships or fellowships:

AMS Graduate Fellowships – application deadline January 11, 2019

Who is eligible? – Graduate students entering their first year in Fall 2019, studying atmospheric or related science, must have minimum GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale

What – $25,000 9 month stipend, plus partial travel support to attend AMS Annual Meeting

AMS Senior Named Scholarships – application deadline February 8, 2019

Who is eligible? – Undergraduate students entering their final year of study

What – 21 Senior scholarship awards ranging from $2000 to $10,000

AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship – application deadline February 8, 2019

Who is eligible? – High school students

What –10 scholarship awards, $5000 2 year scholarship, $2500 freshman and $2500 sophomore year

AMS Minority Scholarships – application deadline February 8, 2019

Who is eligible? – Minority students

What – $6000 2 year scholarship, $3000 freshman and $3000 sophomore year

The Father James B. Macelwane Annual Award in Meteorology – applications deadline June 7, 2019

Who is eligible – Undergraduate students conducting research, requires submission of paper

What – $1000 stipend and partial travel support to AMS Annual meeting


GSA On to The Future (OTF) Grants support students from diverse communities to attend the Annual Meeting by offering partial travel funding, full meeting registration, one-year membership, mentorship, and special sessions with leadership while at the meeting: Link

GSA–J. David Lowell Field Camp Scholarships: This award is for undergraduate students to attend summer field camp. Students will be awarded funds based on diversity, economic/financial need, and merit.

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