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)

CLOSED - the application period for 2015-2016 Opens in Aug 15
CLOSED - the application period for 2015-2016 Opens in Aug 15
CLOSED - the application period for 2015-2016 Opens in Aug 15
CLOSED - the application period for 2016-2017 Opens in Feb 16

CLOSED - the application period for 2016-2017 Opens in Feb 16

CLOSED - the application period for 2016-2017 Opens in Feb 16
CLOSED - the application period for 2016-2017 Opens in Feb 16

Links to NWA Grant opportunities:

CLOSED - the application period for 2016-2017 Opens in Feb 16
CLOSED - the application period for 2016-2017 Opens in Feb 16

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 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: TBA
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: TBA

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: 20 Jul 2015