Educational Partnership Program Undergraduate Scholarship
The Undergraduate Scholarship Program provides an opportunity for rising junior students to study disciplines relating to the NOAA's mission.
Students attending Minority Serving Institutions (Hispanic Serving Institutions, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tribal Colleges and
Universities, Alaskan-Native Serving Institutions, and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions) receive appointments to approved NOAA offices and sites
upon acceptance to the program. Read more...
Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship Program
The Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program was established through the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2005 (PL 108-447) to honor
retiring Senator Ernest F. Hollings (D), South Carolina. The purposes of the program are to:
- increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training
- increase public understanding and support for stewardship of the ocean and atmosphere and improve environmental literacy;
- 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
- 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.