NWA Scholarship/Grant Applications

The NWA awards scholarships and grants to undergraduate and, in some cases, graduate students majoring in meteorology or a related field. To learn more about the eligibility and application process for each, please click on the links below.

The NWA also awards Sol Hirsch Education Fund Grants annually to teachers/educators of grades K–12 to help improve the education of their students, school and/or community in the science of meteorology. Please click on the Sol Hirsch Grants link below to learn more of the eligibility and application process and previous grant winners.

Links to NWA Scholarship opportunities: (note - follow us on Facebook and Twitter for announcements on scholarship openings and closings)

The Arthur C. Pike, Phillips Family Undergraduate and Bob Glahn Scholarships are OPEN until November 10th !!

OPEN - the application period for 2016-2017
OPEN- the application period for 2016-2017
OPEN- the application period for 2016-2017
CLOSED - the application period for 2017-2018 Opens in Mar 2017

CLOSED - the application period for 2017-2018 Opens in Mar 2017

CLOSED - the application period for 2017-2018 Opens in Mar 2017
CLOSED - the application period for 2017-2018 Opens in Mar 2017

Links to NWA Grant opportunities:

CLOSED - the application period for 2017-2018Opens in Spring 2017

CLOSED - the application period for 2017-2018 Opens in Spring 2017

Please follow the links to the OPEN scholarships above for more information.

Once you've read the details about our scholarships, you can apply via "Scholar Select" to complete the NWA scholarship application.

All applications are completed on-line via Smarter Select.

Congratulations NWA Scholarship/Grant Winners of the 2016–2017 school year:

NWA David Sankey Minority Scholarship: Ari Brown, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
NWA Broadcast Meteorology Scholarship: TBA
NWA Dr. Roderick A. Scofield Scholarship: Katie Bowman, University of Oklahoma
Ken Reeves Memorial AccuWeather Scholarship: Sebastian Harkema, Central Michigan University
NWA Phillips Family Scholarship: TBA
NWA Arthur C. Pike Meteorology Scholarship: TBA
NWA Bob Glahn Scholarship in Statistical Meteorology: Not Awarded
NWA Meteorological Satellite Applications Award Grant: TBA

Congratulations NWA Scholarship/Grant Winners of the 2015–2016 school year:

NWA David Sankey Minority Scholarship: Amber Liggett, Millersville University, Millersville, PA
NWA Broadcast Meteorology Scholarship: Ryan Breton, Penn State University, State College, PA
NWA Dr. Roderick A. Scofield Scholarship: Robert Prestley, Penn State University, State College, PA
Ken Reeves Memorial AccuWeather Scholarship: Brett Borchardt, The University of Oklahoma. Norman, OK
NWA Phillips Family Scholarship: Jillian Young, State University of New York at Oneonta
NWA Arthur C. Pike Meteorology Scholarship: Rod Truesdell, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS
NWA Bob Glahn Scholarship in Statistical Meteorology: Not Awarded
NWA Meteorological Satellite Applications Award Grant: Not Awarded

NWA Scholarship/Grant Winners of the 2014–2015 school year:

NWA David Sankey Minority Scholarship: Valeria Benson-Lira - Arizona State University
NWA Broadcast Meteorology Scholarship: Stephen Decatur - Lyndon State College
NWA Dr. Roderick A. Scofield Scholarship: Connor Dacey - Florida State University
Ken Reeves Memorial AccuWeather Scholarship: Kevin Shive - University of Missouri-Columbia (MIZZOU)
NWA Phillips Family Scholarship: Lauriana Gaudet - Lyndon State College
NWA Arthur C. Pike Meteorology Scholarship: Kurt Hansen - State University of New York at Albany
NWA Bob Glahn Scholarship in Statistical Meteorology: Mackenzie Krocak - Iowa State University
NWA Meteorological Satellite Applications Award Grant: Jessica M. Tomaszewski - University of Oklahoma


Link to more complete results for previous years

Scholarship/Grant opportunities from NWA Chapters:

For further information on scholarships, contact the NWA office at exdir@nwas.org or Tel: (405) 701-5167 / Fax: (405) 701-5227.

Updated: 18 Aug 2016