Scholarship Directory

Scholarship Directory

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings (Hollings) scholarship program is designed to: (1) increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training opportunities; (2) increase public understanding and support for stewardship of the ocean and atmosphere and improve environmental literacy; (3) recruit and prepare students for public service careers with NOAA and other natural resource and science agencies at the federal, state and local levels of government; and (4) recruit and prepare students for careers as teachers and educators in oceanic and atmospheric science and to improve scientific and environmental education in the United States. The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000 per year) for full-time study during the 9-month academic year; a 10-week, full-time internship position ($650/week) during the summer at a NOAA facility. 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. Eligibility applicants must be U.S. citizens, must have full-time status as a college sophomore at an accredited college or university within the United States or U.S. territories. For detailed eligibility requirements and application information, please see the scholarship website.

Visit Url: www.oesd.noaa.gov/Hollings_info.html

The Roothbert Fund Scholarship Program makes grants for undergraduate or graduate study at accredited colleges or universities. Roothbert Fund Scholarships are small (averaging $2000 -$3000) and are meant to be supplementary. The selection process for this scholarship includes an in-person interview in New York City, Washington, DC, New Haven, and Philadelphia. The Roothbert Fund scholarships are open to all in the United States regardless of sex, age, color, nationality or religious background. While the Fund does not emphasize any particular form of religious practice or worship, it seeks to provide support to persons motivated by spiritual values. Preference will be given to those who can satisfy high scholastic requirements and are considering careers in education. The Roothbert Fund only provides Scholarship Grants to applicants whose current or permanent address is located in one of the following states (or applicants planning to move to one of these states prior to March 1st): Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, or North Carolina. For more information and to obtain an application form, please contact the Roothbert Fund between November 1 and January 31 by phone at 212-870-3116 or by e-mail at [email protected].

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Teach For America is an organization which recruits and funds a diverse group of leaders with a record of achievement who work to expand educational opportunity, starting by teaching for two years in a low-income community. Applicants from all academic backgrounds are encouraged to apply, and regional, subject, and grade-level preferences have no bearing on admission decisions. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please visit the program website.

Visit Url: www.teachforamerica.org/admissions/index.htm

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