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AMS Industry Minority Scholarship

The AMS Industry Minority Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by American Meteorological Society (AMS).

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Average: $3000
Requirements: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is Black/African-American, Hispanic, or Native American and intends to make atmospheric science a career. Selection is based upon academic ability. Transcripts, standardized test scores, and letter of recommendation required.
Eligibility: College freshman

Sponsorship provided by:

American Meteorological Society (AMS)
45 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108-3693
Phone Number: 617 227 2425
Fax Number: 617 742 8718

You can find out more by contacting:

Donna Sampson
Development and Student Programs Manager
45 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108-3693
Email Address:
Phone Number: 617 227 2426 x246
Fax Number: 617 742 8718

A good place to start is to check out available information on the scholarship. The best shot of achieving your goal can be attained by first understanding the qualifications and then determining if you qualify. A good first step is to be aware of the particular aims of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) and what they hope to achieve with the AMS/Industry Minority Scholarship. If you are qualified, you should determine if there is the possibility to receive the scholarship. Upon determining that you have the possibility of going on to be awarded the AMS/Industry Minority Scholarship, then you should use your time.

A vital detail of working toward obtaining the scholarship is properly completing the forms. Some forms are drawn-out and boring, but it is absolutely critical that you fill out the application precisely and thoroughly. It would be awful to miss out as the result of something that could have been avoided.

After the required forms have been mailed, it's important to know when the AMS/Industry Minority Scholarship makes payment of any funds in order to stay informed about if you can rely on the scholarship to assist with any bills associated with your education and how it will assist with your future, since there might be constraints on how you can use the AMS/Industry Minority Scholarship. It can be difficult to find ways to take care of the expenses associated with school, and having the additional resources of the AMS/Industry Minority Scholarship can provide significant support. If you are not fortunate to receive the AMS/Industry Minority Scholarship, keep at it, there are other scholarships and you may find success elsewhere.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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