Applications for the NOAA Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship and Educational Partnership Program with Minority Serving Institutions (EPP/MSI) Undergraduate Scholarship are open from September 1, 2021, through January 31, 2022.
These prestigious scholarships provide students with an academic award of $9,500 per year for two years of full-time study.
- The Hollings Scholarship provides a 10-week, full time, paid summer internship opportunity at any NOAA facility nationwide.
- The EPP/MSI Undergraduate Scholarship offers two paid summer internships, one in a NOAA office in the Silver Spring, Maryland, metro area, and one at any NOAA facility nationwide.
All scholars also receive funding to present their summer internship research at two national scientific conferences. Note that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, internships may be held virtually. The Office of Education will review precautionary guidelines provided by the CDC in advance of the internships and will notify selected 2022 scholars when a decision is made whether to hold internships virtually or in person.