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Francis DuVinage <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: Final Info Sessions - NOAA Hollings Scholarship - Environmental

NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS OFFICE ­ 2403 Marie Mount Hall - NOAA Hollings
Undergraduate Scholarship for Sophomores
Francis DuVinage, Director ­ Leslie Brice, Assistant Director­

Attention FRESHMEN and SOPHOMORES studying atmospheric and oceanic sciences,
environmental engineering, environmental sciences and policy, or ANY major
with a strong environmental focus or interest!!! In the last three years, 17
Maryland students have won awards worth up to $9,500 annually along with paid
summer research internships (see award benefits below)!!!

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings
scholarship program is designed to: (1) increase undergraduate training in
oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and
foster multidisciplinary training opportunities; (2) increase public
understanding and support for stewardship of the ocean and atmosphere and
improve environmental literacy; (3) recruit and prepare students for public
service careers with NOAA and other natural resource and science agencies at
the federal, state and local levels of government; and (4) recruit and
prepare students for careers as teachers and educators in oceanic and
atmospheric science and to improve scientific and environmental education in
the United States. The deadline to apply is Friday, January 31, 2018. US
Citizenship, sophomore (2nd year) status, and a minimum GPA of 3.0 are
required to apply.

The National Scholarships Office is offering information sessions for
students interested in learning more about the Hollings Scholarship program
­ please write to [log in to unmask] indicating which session you plan to
attend (if you are interested but cannot attend, write to the same address to
let us know):

Wednesday, November 29 at 12 noon – ­2403 Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, November 29 at 4:30 pm – ­2403 Marie Mount Hall

AWARD BENEFITS: The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful
SOPHOMORE applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to a
maximum of $9,500 per year) for full-time study during the 9-month academic
year; a 10-week, full-time internship position ($650/week) during the summer
at a NOAA facility; and, if reappointed, academic assistance (up to a maximum
of $8,000) for full-time study during a second 9-month academic year. The
internship between the first and second years of the award provides the
Scholars with a hands-on research experience in NOAA-related science,
research, technology, policy, management, and education project. Awards also
include travel funds to attend a mandatory Hollings Scholarship Program
orientation, conferences where students present a paper or poster, and a
housing subsidy for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer

For more information, or for assistance preparing a NOAA Hollings
application, please contact the National Scholarships Office at
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Deadline to Apply: Friday, January 31, 2018

Contact Person: Francis DuVinage
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