NWA Scholarship/Grant Applications

The NWA awards scholarships and grants to NWA student members in 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 application period for 2014-2015 is
CLOSED – Opens in Aug
the application period for 2014-2015 is
CLOSED – Opens in Aug
the application period for 2014-2015 is
CLOSED – Opens in Aug

the application period for 2015-2016 is
CLOSED – Opens in Feb

the application period for 2015-2016 is
CLOSED – Opens in Feb
the application period for 2015-2016 is
CLOSED – Opens in Feb
the application period for 2015-2016 is
CLOSED – Opens in Feb

Links to NWA Grant opportunities:

the application period for 2015-2016 is
CLOSED – Opens in Feb
the application period for 2015-2016 is
CLOSED – Opens in Feb

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 Scholar Select.

Congratulations 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: TBA
NWA Arthur C. Pike Meteorology Scholarship: TBA
NWA Bob Glahn Scholarship in Statistical Meteorology: TBA
NWA Meteorological Satellite Applications Award Grant: Jessica M. Tomaszewski - University of Oklahoma

NWA Scholarship/Grant Winners of the 2013–2014 school year:

NWA David Sankey Minority Scholarship: Janice Marie Maldonado-Jaime – Mississippi State University
NWA Broadcast Meteorology Scholarship: Katie Western – University of Oklahoma
NWA Dr. Roderick A. Scofield Scholarship: Ryan Difani, Western Kentucky University
Ken Reeves Memorial AccuWeather Scholarship: Allison Young, Valparaiso University
NWA Phillips Family Scholarship: John Banghoff - The Ohio State University
NWA Arthur C. Pike Meteorology Scholarship: Nikki Perrini – Florida State University
NWA Bob Glahn Scholarship in Statistical Meteorology: James Boys – Western Kentucky University
NWA Meteorological Satellite Applications Award Grant: Not Awarded


Link to more complete results for 2012 and 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: 16 Nov 2014