Graduate Student Resources

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 Graduate Fellowship in the History of Science
Deadline has passed

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
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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 Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship
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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 Named Scholarships
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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 Graduate Fellowships
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AMS Graduate Fellowships

A $25,000 stipend will be presented to each fellowship recipient for a nine-month period in the 2015/2016 academic year.  In addition, fellowship recipients will receive partial travel support to attend the AMS Annual Meeting.

College Selection: Listing of Schools in the Atmospheric and Related Sciences
AMS Career Center
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. 

AMS Statement: Bachelor's Degree in Atmospheric Science
School Talks Organized by Research Meteorologists (STORM)

This is a great opportunity for your students to interact with a scientist who studies the very phenomena they experience every day, from rainbows to winter storms.  The AMS scientists would be happy to discuss weather or climate at a level appropriate for your class and to answer questions that your students may have.

Private Sector Mentorship Program

The AMS Board for Private Sector Meteorologists has designed this mentorship program to create and foster one-on-one personal interactions between mentors employed in the private sector and students interested in working in the private sector tailored to the needs of each individual to enhance their understanding of opportunities and professional growth potential in the private sector of the weather and climate professional enterprise. 

AMS Intern Board

This area was constructed to help connect our members with new internship opportunities. Use the links below to guide you as you begin your internship search. Recruiters: You now have access to a pool of candidates searching for internships in the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences.

Science Fairs: Science Buddies
Careers: NOAA Careers
Games: Playtime for Kids
Games: Kids' Crossing
Scholarships: AMS Scholarships and Fellowships
Scholarships: Ventures Scholars Program
Science Fairs: informED