Father James B. Macelwane Annual Award in Meteorology

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

June 5

Friday
Awarded By:

American Meteorological Society

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen or hold permanent resident status.
  3. Must be pursuing a degree at a U.S. institution.
  4. Must be enrolled as an undergraduate student at the time of paper submission.
  5. Must have an interest in meteorology.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is open to U.S. undergraduate students who submit an original paper concerned with some phase of the atmospheric sciences. Students must be pursuing a degree at a U.S. institution.

Application requirements for the Father James B. Macelwane Annual Award in Meteorology are:

  • Original paper
  • Letter of application
  • Abstract
  • Nomination
Additional Information: 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. No more than two students from any one institution may enter papers in any one contest. The evaluation of papers occurs during the summer. Announcement of the award recipient will be made in the fall. AMS encourages applications from women, minorities, and disabled students who are traditionally underrepresented in the atmospheric and related oceanic sciences.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, non-renewable. The recipient will also be given partial travel support to the AMS Annual Meeting.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, June 5

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, June 5

Application information is available on the American Meteorological Society (AMS) website. To apply for this award, the student must submit the following materials: an original paper concerned with some phase of the atmospheric sciences (original document plus three copies required); a letter of application from him/her, including mailing address and email, stating the title of the paper and the name of the university at which the paper was written; a letter from the department head or other faculty member of the major department, confirming that the author was an undergraduate student at the time the paper was written, and indicating the elements of the paper that represent original contributions by the student; and an abstract of no more than 250 words of the paper. All application materials must be mailed to the address provided, and must be postmarked by the deadline date.
Contact: Donna Fernandez
Address: 45 Beacon St. Boston, Massachusetts 02108

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