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Hollings Preparation Program

Goes By: HPP

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Hollings Preparation Program Application Deadline
Friday, March 8, 2024

About this Fellowship

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Hollings Preparation Program aims to prepare undergraduate freshmen to be competitive applicants for the full NOAA Hollings scholarship in their sophomore year. The HPP will pair scholars with NOAA mentors for 4-6 weeks over the summer to complete an in-person or remote office, field, or lab project. Students receive a $500 scholarship and $4,000 stipend, training and career development, and assistance in applying for the full Hollings Scholarship. Applicants' academic and career goals should align with NOAA, and students from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. To apply, students should send a cover letter and resume to

Award Value

$500 scholarship and $4,000 stipend, as well as assistance in applying for the full Hollings Scholarship the following year.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Freshman

Minimum Grade Point Average



US Citizen
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: November 2, 2023

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