Current scholars

Resources and information for current Hollings Scholars
NOAA Hollings Scholar doing research in Alaska.
NOAA Hollings Scholar conducting research on interactions between shipping and marine mammals in Alaska.

Student Profiles

Class of 2016-2018

Class of 2015-2017

Resources for Scholars

Student Scholarship Internship Opportunity (SSIO) Online System

Project Training Record (PTR) Online System

Important Forms for Scholars

Student Info Sheet

Photo Release Form

Certification of Enrollment Form

Travel Request Form

Project Plan Form

Site Visit Survey Form

Scholarship Timeline

YEAR oNE    
  End of January Scholarship applications due.
  April Scholarship recipients notified.
  Last week of May (beginning Memorial Day holiday)  NOAA orientation and training program in Silver Spring, MD (mandatory attendance for incoming student scholars).
  August to September Summer internship opportunities identified by NOAA mentors.
  September Disbursement of academic scholarship.
  October Student scholars receive access to summer internship opportunity database.
  October to December Student scholars contact NOAA mentors to solidify summer internship.
year two    
  December to April Internship site visits conducted.
  May Student scholars begin NOAA internship, bi-weekly stipend payments begin.
  End of July/Beginning of August Student scholars present their summer projects during mandatory final presentation week in Silver Spring, MD.
  September Disbursement of monthly academic scholarship awards resumes.
  May - June Scholarship ends.

For more information, contact Student Scholarship Programs at: or (301) 628-2913.