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Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program

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Academic Level:
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior

The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to a maximum of $9,500 per year) for full-time study during the 9-month academic year; a 10-week, full-time internship position ($700/week) during the summer at a NOAA facility; and, if reappointed, academic assistance (up to a maximum of $9,500) for full-time study during a second 9-month academic year. The internship between the first and second years of the award provides the Scholars with "hands-on"/ practical educational training experience in NOAA-related science, research, technology, policy, management, and education activities. Awards also include travel funds to attend a mandatory Hollings Scholarship Program orientation, conferences where students present a paper or poster, and a housing subsidy for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship.
portable funding

Application Deadline: 1/31/2018
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Participating Institution(s):
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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Marine Sciences & Oceanography

Ocean Science

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This program is funded by:
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Page last updated 10/24/2017
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