Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program

Award Amount


Application Deadline

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Awarded By

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Award Amount

Up to $42,000: a 12-month stipend of $30,000, in addition to an annual cost-of-education allowance of up to $12,000; and up to $10,000 support for a four- to six-week research collaboration at a NOAA facility. A maximum of $94,000 may be provided to master's students (up to two years of support and one research collaboration opportunity) and up to $188,000 may be provided to doctoral students (up to four years of support and two research collaboration opportunities). Students must maintain a 3.0 grade point average each term and full-time status for the duration of the award.


The number of awards offered varies annually. Last year, four awards were offered. *Please note: The number of recipients for this program varies according to the number of college students meeting the eligibility requirements in any given year.

Deadline Info

Scholarship program information is available online. The student must apply via the Grants.gov website using the 'Standard Form 424, Application for Federal Assistance' (SF-424). To submit the form pr ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.