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Father James B. Macelwane Annual Award in Meteorology

Goes By: AMS Macelwane Award
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Student paper contest provides travel support and stipend for undergraduate students interested in the atmospheric sciences.

The purpose of this award is to stimulate interest in meteorology among college students through the submission of original student papers concerned with some phase of the atmospheric sciences. The student must be enrolled as an undergraduate at the time the paper is written, and no more than two students from any one institution may enter papers in any one contest. Papers are evaluated during the summer, and award winners are announced the following Fall.

Award Value

One-year stipend of $1,000, and partial travel support to the AMS Annual Meeting.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Alumni/Non-enrolled

Minimum Grade Point Average


No Requirements
Campus Nomination Required Yes
Year of Study Funded Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Alumni/Non-enrolled
Academic Areas: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Areas of Interest: Environment, Contest
Language Funding No
Location Domestic

Be sure to consult the competition website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.


AMS Macelwane Award Submission Deadline
Friday, June 7, 2019
5:00 p.m.

Last updated: April 2, 2018

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