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Academic Awards and Scholarship Opportunities


  • The Henry E. Fleming Scholarship Fund
    Criteria: Jr or Sr, GPA > 3.5; student interested in math or physical sci with intent to pursue graduate degree in satellite meterology or remote sensing. Apply by June 30
  • Louis Allen Memorial Scholarship Fund in Meteorology (either UG or G)
    Purpose: Annual $500 scholarship to undergraduate or graduate student
    Criteria: Interest in meteorology or weather forecasting. GPA >= 3.00, resident of the Washington metro area. Must be eligible to take, taking, or haven taken AOSC400/401.
  • NOAA Student Career Experience Program (SCEP)Purpose: A co-op program which offers undergraduate and graduate students majoring in computer science, mathematics, meteorology, oceanography, physics, and statistics an opportunity to alternate full-time paid employment with periods of full-time study.


  • The Eugene Rasmusson Endowed Fellowship Offered in 2012-13
    Purpose: Support in addition to normal AOSC stipend and tuition remission
    Criteria: Outstanding graduate students who have advanced to candidacy
    Apply by March.
  • Green Fellowship in Global Climate Change
    Apply by March. Forms available from dept.
  • Dr. H.E. Landsberg Fund
    Purpose: Fellowship support for a graduate student in AOSC.
    Criteria: Outstanding research
  • Ann G. Wylie Dissertation Fellowships
    Ann G. Wylie Dissertation Fellowships are one-semester awards intended to support outstanding doctoral students who are in the final stages of writing their dissertation and whose primary source of support is unrelated to their dissertation.
  • The Green Fellowship for Collaborative Research on the Environment offered in 2012-13
    Purpose: Support in addition to normal AOSC stipend and tuition remission
    Criteria: CVs, short proposal, letters of recommendation
    Apply by November 1. Forms available from dept.
  • The Amit and Ruchi Mehta Graduate Research Award
    Purpose:To serve the broader international community upon graduation
    Criteria:Existing International education experience with an emphasis on a career combining careers combining science with business and/or law.
    For more information, email Paul J. Smith: pjs at