Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship

National Deadline: late January/ early February (See NOAA website for details)

The Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program, administered through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), provides support and multidisciplinary learning experiences for under-graduate students interested in pursuing research, public service, or teaching careers in the oceanic and atmospheric sciences. Awards include academic assistance for full-time study during an academic year; a ten-week summer internship at a NOAA facility; and, if reappointed, academic assistance for a second academic year.


  1. Notify us at of your intent to apply.
  2. Apply directly through the NOAA website at

NOTE: If you would like to receive feedback on your application, you must send your materials to the Office of Prestigious Awards and Fellowships ( at least two weeks prior to the application deadline.