Monday, November 19, 2012 at 12:30 pm
Whitten University Center #233
The Office of Prestigious Awards and Fellowships will be offering an information and application guidance session on two nationally competitive scholarships focused on the Environment, Marine Science and related fields: The Udall and Hollings Scholarships.
The Udall Foundation will award approximately 50 scholarships of $5000 to individuals future leaders across a wide spectrum of environmental fields, including policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, and economics. The foundation also seeks future Native American and Alaska Native leaders in public and community health care, tribal government, and public policy affecting Native American communities, including land and resource management, economic development, and education. In awarding the scholarships, consideration will be given to the student’s field of study, career objectives, and the extent to which that individual has the commitment and potential to make a contribution to his or her field. The Udall campus deadline is January 31, 2013.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. 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; a 10-week, full-time internship position ($650/week) during the summer at a NOAA facility; and, if reappointed, academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000) for full-time study during a second 9-month academic year. Applicants must have and maintain a declared major in a discipline including, but not limited to, oceanic, environmental, biological, and atmospheric sciences, mathematics, engineering, remote sensing technology, physical and social sciences including geography, physics, hydrology, geomatics, or teacher education that support NOAA’s programs and mission. The national Hollings Scholarship deadline is January 31, 2013.