About the Scholarship

The students who intend to pursue graduate degree programs related to atmospheric sciences are provided with financial assistance programs through fellowships by the American Meteorological Society.

The AMS Graduate Fellowships are awarded to students in order to educate them on the various challenges while facing the world after education.

The recipients of the financial aid program are selected by the scholarship committee based on certain eligibility criteria and the required documents submitted by the applicants.


AMS Graduate Fellowships Awards

  • The fellowship program provides an amount of $25,000 to each recipient of the award.

  • The fellowship program is available for the recipients for a period of nine months.

  • The students are given the opportunity to participate in the AMS Annual Meeting with events that are helpful for the academics as well as the career of the recipients and half of the travel expenses will be paid by the organization.


AMS Graduate Fellowships Applications

  • The applicants must go through the instructions and guidelines given by the sponsors before applying for the fellowship program.

  • The students must be pursuing a graduate degree program in fields related to atmospheric, environmental and computer sciences, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, hydrology, oceanography, and physics to be eligible recipients of the program.

  • The application form must be completed with accurate information in every required area.

  • Three letters of reference, official transcripts and score reports of GRE must be submitted along with the completed application.


AMS Graduate Fellowships Application Deadline

The application inclusive of all the required documents must be submitted to the organization prior to June 11th, 2019 without fail.

No applications will be accepted if submitted incomplete or past the deadline.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident.

  • The applicant must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. institution as a full-time student.

  • The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or more.

  • The applicant must be enrolled for a degree in the atmospheric or related sciences.