AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Scholarship Intent: To encourage study in the atmospheric and related sciences.
  • Criteria: Must be entering freshman year of college in fall as a full-time student and plan to pursue a degree in the atmospheric or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences. Marine biology not an eligible major. Contact organization for all eligible majors. AMS encourages applications from women, minorities, and disabled students who are traditionally underrepresented in the atmospheric and related oceanic sciences. Award in sophomore year contingent on successful completion of freshman year.
  • Major: Multiple: Atmospheric Sciences, Oceanic Sciences,
  • Class Level: HS Seniors; Undergrad: Freshmen; Grad: N/A
  • Enrollment Status: Entering and Continuing
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: FULL-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: 3.0; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: American Meteorological Society
  • Contact Person title: Attn: Freshman Scholarship Program
  • Street Address: 45 Beacon Street Boston, Massachusetts 02108-3693
  • Phone Number: (617)227-2425
  • Extension:
  • Email:
  • Number of Awards: varies
  • Deadline: February 4

$2,500 each year for 2 years