This is true! The Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship which is under the Office of Education of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) can award up to $29,000 scholarship money each for deserving 100 students who are majoring in programs such as oceanic, environmental, and atmospheric sciences, mathematics, engineering, remote sensing technology, physical and social sciences including, geography, physics and hydrology.
The scholarship can be also applied by students under teacher education program that support NOAA’s programs and mission. To be eligible to apply for Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship, applicants must be United States citizens and enrolled as a full-time third year student for four-year program or a 4th year student for the five year-program in any accredited college or university within the United States or U.S. territories. The applicants must also have a cumulative 3.0 GPA.
Applications are now being accepted with the deadline of February 8, 2008. For more details about the Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship, you may visit the NOAA Office of Education or you may read the Scholarship FAQ here. Online application can be found in this link.
Are you soon graduating in college and have plans to take up graduate or master studies by 2009? Then, why not consider the long term scholarship program by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia?
They just launched a fully funded scholarship program for students worldwide that will give full tuition, a living stipend, book and computer allowances, and summer and career enrichment programs to qualified science and technology students at their home institutions. Then after the scholars graduated form their respective universities, they will continue their master’s degree at KAUST by 2009 or 2010 as a fully funded scholar!
So if you are taking up resources, energy and environment; biosciences and engineering; materials science and engineering; applied mathematics or computational science as your undergraduate degree and have a vision to pursue a career in any of these fields of study, start inquiring about this scholarship now.
You may apply for a KAUST Discovery Scholarship directly via online application and send or attach all required documents by November 9, 2007. For more information, please click here.
Graduate students who are pursuing an advance or master degree in soil science, food science, agriculture, entomology, horticulture and the likes that have relations in potato or crop growing can apply to the scholarship program that is created by the National Potato Council.
The National Potato Council awards two scholarships with the amount of $2000 each to recognize the graduate students who are pursuing advanced studies in this particular field. The selection of scholars are based on the previous academic records, leadership capabilities and the impact of their studies in the potato industry.
Applicants for the National Potato Council Scholarship Program are required to submit a brief essay (maximum of 200 words) stating how their goals or ambitions qualify for this scholarship. For the complete list of requirements, you can download the application form in this link.
The Micron Science and Technology Scholars Program is a prestigious scholarship competition that is held every year to recognize the academic and leadership excellence of select students. This competition is held in Idaho, Utah, Texas, Colorado and Virginia. Micron selects 2 scholars from each of the five states; then 3scholarships will be further awarded within those states.
This program is a merit-based scholarship competition that awards a grand prize of a $55,000 college scholarship and up to twelve $16,500 scholarships. In addition, selected scholars also win a one-time $1,000 cash grant for their high school institution.
To qualify for this program, applicants must be high school senior who resides in and attends a public or private school in Idaho, Utah, Texas, Colorado and Virginia. They must have a combined SAT score of at least 1350 or a composite ACT score of at least 30 and unweighted GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. The applicants must also intend to study such field as engineering, computer science, physics, chemistry or material sciences
Application for this scholarship is available online beginning November of each year. Students can also get the application form at their high school counselor. Application and the requirements must be complete and submitted on or before June 19.