Our student scholarship programs provide opportunities for undergraduate students to gain hands-on experience while pursuing research and educational training in NOAA-mission sciences. The Hollings and Educational Partnership Program Undergraduate Scholarship share a common application and students who are eligible for both programs are encouraged to apply to both.
The EPP/MSI Undergraduate Scholarship provides awards of up to $9,500 per year for two years of undergraduate study to rising juniors at Minority Serving Institutions, who are majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields that directly support NOAA's mission. EPP/MSI Scholars conduct research at NOAA facilities during two 10-week, full-time paid summer internships. Scholars also receive support to present their research at up to two national conferences.
The Hollings Scholarship provides successful applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to $9,500 per year) for two years of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time paid summer internship at any NOAA facility nationwide, with travel expenses included. Scholars also receive support to present their research at up to two national conferences.
Looking for more student opportunities?
NOAA supports a variety of scholarships, internships, events, and programs for students at all stages of their education. View all student opportunities.