Undergraduate Student Scholarships (due October 9th 2009)

NOAA Office of Education
Undergraduate Student Scholarship Programs

Internship Opportunities Sought for Summer 2010 Undergraduate Scholars

NOAA Office of Education (OEd) is seeking NOAA offices and programs nationwide to host Undergraduate Scholarship recipients in the Educational Partnership Program (EPP) and Hollings Scholarship Program. Internship opportunities are sought for 150 scholarship recipients to participate in a 10-week OEd paid internship in NOAA mission-related research, technological, policy, management, and education activities, beginning June 1, 2010.

Host offices are requested to identify a discrete project that the undergraduate scholar can complete within a 10-week timeframe. To access the on-line Student Scholarship Internship Opportunity form, go to https://ssio.iso.noaa.gov or to http://www.oesd.noaa.gov/Hollings_info.html or http://www.epp.noaa.gov and click on the Student Scholarship Internship Opportunity (SSIO). Completed forms must be submitted in the on-line system by Friday, 9 October, 2009.

Undergraduate scholars are U.S. citizens and full-time undergraduate students majoring in NOAA mission-related disciplines, including, but not limited to, oceanic, environmental, and atmospheric sciences, mathematics, engineering, remote sensing technology, physical and social sciences including, geography, physics, hydrology, and teacher education.

Scholarship recipients receive an OEd-funded award that includes academic assistance, a 10-week paid internship, housing assistance, conference travel, and round-trip travel to the internship site.

The NOAA OEd Undergraduate Scholarship Programs provide NOAA with a valuable mechanism to help realize the vision and achieve the goals of the NOAA Strategic Plan. The Undergraduate Scholarship Programs also support NOAA’s cross-cutting priorities of promoting environmental literacy and developing, valuing, and sustaining a world-class workforce.

For assistance in hosting an undergraduate scholar please contact the NOAA Office of Education, Student Scholarship Programs, at 1315 East-West Highway, Room 10703, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 or e-mail StudentScholarshipPrograms@noaa.gov.

For more information on the EPP Undergraduate Scholarship Program, go to http://www.epp.noaa.gov and for the Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program, go to http://www.oesd.noaa.gov.

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