The AMS Senior Named Scholarships

The American Meteorological Society (AMS) administers senior undergraduate scholarships established in memory of a loved one or to honor an individual’s contributions to the sciences. Those students who are entering their final year of undergraduate study are eligible to apply. These scholarships are intended to help further the education of outstanding students who are pursuing degrees in the atmospheric and related oceanic or hydrologic sciences. The scholarship programs will award $2000 to $10,000 to the winners.

Founded in 1919, The American Meteorological Society advances the atmospheric and related sciences, technologies, applications, and services for the benefit of society.


Candidate must these eligibility requirements:

  • Applicants must be entering their final year of undergraduate study in the fall of 2017 and provide evidence of acceptance as a full-time student at an accredited U.S. institution at the time of the award.
  • Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the atmospheric or related sciences.
  • Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 3.25 on a 4.0-point scale.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens or hold permanent resident status. No age restriction exists.

How to Apply:                        

To be applying, candidate must download application form through the given link:

Supporting Documents:

  • Download application form and use Acrobat Reader to complete in order to submit electronically.
  • In completing the application you will be expected to provide references and transcripts and to describe yourself, your achievements, and your career goals.

Submitting Details:

Candidate can submit application in one of the following ways:

  • Only completed applications and written references will be accepted via e-mail. Email is:
  • Mailed: Only official transcripts must be submitted via postal mail to-

AMS Scholarship Program

Eacon Street ,

Boston, MA 02108

Financial Aid and Award Money:

  • The number of awards and stipend amounts vary depending on sponsorship.
  • For the school year beginning in the fall of 2017, 22 scholarship awards are available, ranging from $2000 to $10,000.

Application Deadline:

The application deadline is February 3, 2017.

Link for more Information:

Contact Information:

Any questions regarding the scholarship program may be directed to Donna Fernandez, Development and Student Program Manager, 617-227-2426 ext. 3907,


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