The AMS Fellowship Program is a source of unique opportunities for outstanding students looking to pursue graduate education in the atmospheric or related sciences. To date, 359 students have been designated as AMS fellowship recipients. The program helps these first-year graduate students to be educated about unique challenges facing the world so that they may better tackle real-world issues after graduation. Fellowships come with several benefits that include financial support to maintain a full course load over the first year of graduate study, the opportunity to be special guests at the AMS Annual Meeting with exclusive events therein, and ongoing academic and career support from AMS.
The Society encourages applications from women, minorities, and disabled students, traditionally underrepresented in the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences.
To be eligible to apply for the fellowship, a student must be:
- Entering their first year of graduate school in the fall of 2020
- Pursuing a degree in the atmospheric or related sciences at a US accredited institution.
- Have a minimum grade point average of 3.25 on a 4.0-point scale.
- U.S. citizens or hold permanent resident status. No age restriction exists.