Become a Student Member

AMS Student Membership is open to any student – graduate or undergraduate – enrolled at least half-time at a college or university.

Student Members can enjoy all the benefits of membership for just $20 per year.

Apply online or download an application today!

Are you an elementary, middle or high school student interested in the weather?  Then read on to learn all about our Precollege Member category.


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The American Meteorological Society (AMS) can help foster your growing contribution to the weather, water, and climate community through the resources available on this page.

Scholarships and Fellowships

2015 applications are now being accepted.  Deadline vary from 16 January to 12 June 2015; apply today!

AMS fellowships and scholarships help further the education of outstanding graduate and undergraduate students pursuing a career in the atmospheric and related oceanic or hydrologic sciences.

 

Travel Grants

Travel grants are available for senior undergraduate and graduate students to attend AMS meetings held in the U.S. or Canada

Meeting Award Opportunities

Many AMS meetings offer travel awards as well as award certificates and cash prizes for the best student oral and poster presentations.  
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News and Announcements

Educational Partnership Program Undergraduate Scholarship
Deadline: 30 January 2015

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for undergraduate students majoring in disciplines related to oceanic and atmospheric science, research, or technology, and supportive of the purposes of NOAA’s programs and mission. 

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship
Deadline: 30 January 2015

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for undergraduate students majoring in disciplines related to oceanic and atmospheric science, research, or technology, and supportive of the purposes of NOAA’s programs and mission. 

AMS Named Scholarships
Deadline: 6 February 2015

Applicants must be entering their final year of undergraduate study in the fall of 2015 and provide evidence of acceptance as a full-time student at an accredited U.S. institution at the time of the award. 

AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship
Deadline: 6 February 2015

The American Meteorological Society is pleased to announce the AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship program, open to all high school students and designed to encourage study in the atmospheric and related sciences. Serving as a unique example of various sectors of our field joining together to support young, talented minds, the scholarships are being sponsored by partners in industry, as well as through named scholarships either established by an AMS member or in memory of someone. 

AMS Graduate Fellowship in the History of Science
Deadline: 6 February 2015

The American Meteorological Society (AMS) is pleased to invite applications for the AMS Graduate Fellowship in the History of Science, to be awarded to a student in the process of completing a dissertation on the history of the atmospheric, or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences. The Fellowship carries a $15,000 stipend and will support one year of dissertation research. 

AMS Minority Scholarships
Deadline: 6 February 2015

The AMS/Industry Minority Scholarships will award funding to minority students who have been traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, especially Hispanic, Native American, and Black/African American students. Funding for the scholarships is provided by industry and through donations made by members to the AMS 21st Century Campaign.

AMS Broadcast Board Seeks Student Volunteer
Deadline: 1 May 2015

The AMS Broadcast Board is seeking the assistance of a meteorology student to volunteer to help connect universities and students with the AMS and the broadcast industry. The student should be at least entering their sophomore year in college, in good standing with their university, and be a member of the AMS.

University of Delaware Graduate Student Funding Opportunities

The College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (CEOE) at the University of Delaware is pleased to announce the availability of graduate student funding for Master's and Doctoral students interested in Marine Science and Policy, Geological Sciences, and Geography.