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Thank you for applying to the NOAA Cooperative Science Center in Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology (NCAS-M) II Fellowship Program.
Applicants must major in and have an interest in NOAA mission fields.
Eligibility requirements for this fellowship are:
a) full time status as an undergraduate or graduate student,
b) enrolled at one of the 9 NCAS-M II partner institutions,
c) U.S. citizenship,
d) a minimum 3.0 GPA
e) a major in one of the NOAA mission disciplines in Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology and/or social, behavioral, or economic (SBE) sciences.
f) Fulfiling core curriculum requirements of GS-1340
Applications are accepted on an on-going basis. The screening process for new applications occurs in March for Fall applicants and November for Spring applicants. Please note that this fellowship requires training and research with deliberate integration of NOAA-mission research focused on Atmospheric Science and Meteorology.
Successful fellowship recipients must complete at least 24 semester hours (36 quarter hours) in meteorology/atmospheric science to include courses in atmospheric dynamics, synoptic/mesoscale, physical meteorology, remote sensing/instrumentation, and differential equations.
Additionally, if accepted, graduate students must complete a 12-week graduate internship at a NOAA facility with a NOAA employee. Undergraduate students are highly encouraged to complete a 10-week summer internship at a NOAA facility under the direction of a NOAA mentor.
US citizenship is an eligibility requirement for this fellowship.
Please upload: a copy of your US passport; or birth certificate and valid photo identification (e.g. driver’s license); or valid USA Naturalization Certificate of Citizenship
US citizenship is an eligibility requirement for this fellowship. Please upload: a copy of your US passport; or birth certificate and valid photo identification (e.g. driver’s license); or valid USA Naturalization Certificate of Citizenship
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Research Pathways and Essay
Note: Essay requirements differ based on student classification. Once student classification is selected, the appropriate essay prompt will appear.
Explore the NOAA website (www.noaa.gov) and write at least 500 words on
what fascinates you about NOAA and the information on the website.
Explore the NOAA website (www.noaa.gov) and write at least 500 words on how
your research or research interests would benefit NOAA in achieving its mission goals in weather, water,
and climate based on the information on the website.
A version printed from your institution’s web is acceptable.
This should include information about your research experience(s), any university, college, or community organizations and/or activities with which you have been involved, any awards and scholarships you have received.
You are welcome to include a cover letter and/or any other information you would like to share with the application committee.
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Please include the contact information for two professional references.
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