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. 

News and Announcements

The Father James B. Macelwane Annual Award in Meteorology
Deadline: 12 June 2015

The Father James B. Macelwane Annual Award was established by the American Meteorological Society to honor the late Rev. James B. Macelwane, S.J., a world?renowned authority of seismology, who was a geophysicist and Dean of the Institute of Technology, Saint Louis University, until his death in 1956.  The recipient of the Father James B. Macelwane award will receive a stipend of $1000 supported by member donations 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.