EPP Undergraduate Scholarship Program

The main aim of the EPP Undergraduate Scholars Program is to increase the number of students who study and graduate with degrees in targeted academic fields related to NOAA’s mission.

Full Description

Bear in mind the fact that he preference will be given to students who have completed their sophomore year, attending minority-serving institutions (MSIs), and have recently declared a major in atmospheric, oceanic, or environmental disciplines.

The students will receive awards valued at up to $45,000 during their junior and senior years and there will be even ten recipients.

We believe that this is an amazing award and you should definitely try your luck.


Who's eligible?

The first thing you should think about is your eligibility.

The eligible applicants for the EPP Undergraduate Scholarship Program must be U.S. citizens or U.S. nationals who are currently enrolled as a full-time 2nd-year student in a four-year academic program or transferring from a two-year to a four-year institution, or a 3rd-year student in a five-year program.

Then, they need to be studying a discipline related to NOAA’s programs and mission at an accredited minority-serving institution.

This can be either a college or university within the United States or U.S. territories.

Minority Serving Institutions whose students are eligible for the scholarship are Hispanic Serving Institutions, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tribal Colleges and Universities, Alaskan-Native Serving Institutions, and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions.

He/she must earn and maintain a minimum 3.2-grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

Not meeting the minimum requirements means that you are not eligible, so you will not be taken into consideration and should not waste their time applying.

How to Apply

The second thing that should come to your mind when the scholarship is in question is how to apply for it.

Now that you are familiar with the requirements and you are sure you meet them all, you can apply for an EPP/MSI Undergraduate Scholarship.

You are supposed to visit the NOAA undergraduate scholarship website and find the application form.

The application process opens in September and lasts until January so it is very important that you submit the application before the application process finishes.

Make sure you fill in all the required fields in the application form.

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