American Meteorological Society for Underserved Communities

  • Scholarship Intent: The AMS Minority Scholarships will award funding to minority students who have been traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, especially Hispanic, Native American, and Black/African American students. Funding for the scholarships is provided by donations made by members to the AMS Giving Program
  • Criteria:
    1) Minority students who will be entering their freshman year of college in the fall of the upcoming academic school year, are eligible to apply.
    2) Students must plan to pursue careers in the atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic sciences. MARINE BIOLOGY IS NOT ELIGIBLE.
    3) The scholarship is renewable for the sophomore year depending on the successful completion of the first academic year.
    4) Must provide high school transcripts showing past three years.
    5) Letter of recommendation from a high school teacher OR guidance counselor.
    6) Test scores are no longer required.
  • Major: Multiple: Atmospheric Sciences, Oceanic Sciences,
  • Class Level: HS Seniors; Undergrad: Freshman; Grad: N/A
  • Enrollment Status: Entering
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: HALF-TIME; Grad: N/A
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: US Citizen/Perm Res
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: N/A; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: American Meteorological Society
  • Contact Person title: Minority Scholarship Program, Donna Fernandez
  • Street Address: 45 Beacon Street Boston, Massachusetts 02108
  • Phone Number: (617)227-2426
  • Extension: 3907
  • Email:
  • Number of Awards: varies
  • Deadline: February 4