AMS Minority Scholarships

$6,000

February 08, 2021

Awards Available: See Description

  • Scholarship Description
  • The AMS Minority Scholarships will award funding to minority students who have been traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, especially Hispanic, Native American, and Black/African American students. Funding for the scholarships is provided by donations made by members to the AMS Giving Program. The two-year scholarship is distributed once per year during freshman and sophomore years (second-year funding depends on successful completion of the first academic year).
    Applicants must be U.S. citizens or hold permanent resident status and must be minority students who will be entering their freshman year of college in the fall. To be eligible, students must plan to pursue careers in the atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic sciences. Marine Biology is not eligible. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Donna Fernandez
  • American Meteorological Society
  • 45 Beacon Street
  • Boston, MA 02108-3693
  • dfernandez@ametsoc.org
  • 617-227-2426 x3907

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Chelsey wilkes  on 10/5/2020 8:14:37 PM

This scholarship will help me pay for college and books for these college classes very interesting

Jacqueline R.  on 10/2/2020 8:02:53 AM

I am a Mexican american and I'm applying for finanical aid so I can be nurse or a Dermatologist assistant and I think this scholarship will help me since I'm a senior.

David S.  on 9/29/2020 8:31:38 PM

The scholarship would give me a path to further my education.

Jesus S.  on 9/23/2020 8:25:38 PM

This scholarship would help me out so much. I cannot afford to buy books or any supplies. This will not only help me financially but help me achieve my goals and continue my education. Hopefully I get chosen. This will make a huge impact in my life.

Elizabeth G.  on 9/22/2020 9:18:59 PM

I hope to study Microbiology and pursue a career in Infectious Diseases, I am very interested in this scholarship.

Kinsley S.  on 9/22/2020 1:58:42 PM

This scholarship would help me further my academic and athletic career at UNCP. I have verbally committed to pitch at UNCP and this scholarship would allow me to go without the worries of a financial burden when I graduate.

Mia Y.  on 9/17/2020 5:55:25 PM

I am planning to pursue a Doctor of Pharmacy degree, then complete a PGY1 and PGY2 residency. I am looking for opportunities to help me reach my goal of serving as a role model for other African-American children who need it.

macayla k  on 9/16/2020 11:04:47 AM

this scholarship would help me a lot with my financial situation.

Tyreese S.  on 9/14/2020 12:57:23 PM

This scholarship would give me a great deal of financial support

Tijuana Smith  on 9/8/2020 12:29:44 PM

I am very interested in this scholarship for undergraduate degree.

Lyndsie H  on 8/12/2020 4:16:39 PM

This scholarship is a very interesting and beneficial scholarship.

Amari E.  on 8/12/2020 9:40:01 AM

I'd like to go into Psychiatry I think this scholarship would really help out a lot especially with be graduating in May with the class of 2021!

Samantha F  on 7/28/2020 10:53:55 PM

I'm very interested in this scholarship!

Liza-esseau L  on 7/9/2020 10:13:53 PM

I'm really interested in applying for this scholarship to continue my higher education

Tiger S  on 6/25/2020 11:59:53 PM

I did, because making an attempt doesn't affect me at all but if I were to win now that does.

Kelvin Alvare  on 6/7/2020 8:04:40 AM

The purpose of me applying for the this scholarship, is because I come from a low-income family, and I am making my parents very proud, because I will be the first one from my family to assist college studies.

Satorria Williams  on 5/15/2020 1:17:34 PM

I am very interested in this scholarship

Melat Said  on 4/22/2020 2:48:34 PM

This is an interesting scholarship. Good luck everyone!

Jordan M  on 4/21/2020 2:10:38 PM

I believe this scholarship will be useful as I try to purse neurology

Samantha J  on 3/10/2020 11:49:12 AM

Is nursing included in this scholarship?

Madison Holmes  on 3/5/2020 8:02:03 PM

Very interested in applying for this scholarship

Julissa C  on 2/29/2020 1:03:05 AM

I think this is an interesting scholarship

Matthew Longoria  on 2/12/2020 10:03:59 AM

Can someone pursuing a BioMedical Engineering degree apply for this scholarship?

zahra A  on 2/4/2020 11:25:21 AM

Does speech and hearing sciences count for this scholarship?

Amy A  on 1/25/2020 8:04:15 AM

My question is if Neuroscience counts towards this scholarship?

Jessalyn G  on 1/17/2020 5:50:07 PM

does this scholarship include veterinarian science, I am looking into being a vet for aquatic animals

Pedro Gonzalez  on 1/17/2020 12:21:26 PM

Do stem degrees apply?

Eduardo P  on 12/9/2019 10:43:05 AM

Does this scholarship include environmental engineering?

GM  on 10/28/2019 2:24:11 PM

Is community service required ?

Daisha Samuel  on 10/1/2019 2:11:18 PM

Does this scholarships include social sciences?

Azsa H  on 9/11/2019 8:57:54 AM

does this scholarship include Veterinarian Medicine

Mackenzie m  on 6/20/2019 8:39:08 AM

Does this provide for mixed race students as well?

Adam L  on 5/15/2019 5:25:30 PM

looking to get a certificate in water treatment and the study of water in that sense. does this scholarship allow for this subject of study?

Malia M.  on 5/11/2019 2:19:14 PM

Does this scholarship include animal sciences?

Maria  on 12/5/2018 1:38:48 PM

Does this scholarship apply to the psychology field? If not, do you guys have any available for it?

Reginald S  on 12/7/2015 2:14:07 PM

There is an online program at Penn State for a certificate of Meteorology, would this scholarship qualify for the certificate, the program consist of 4 courses 3 credit hours a piece, and will earn a certificate of Meteorology, which would help my forecasting with all the tools I have now.

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