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The Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship

ETSU Faculty Representative:

Dr Tricia Metts

Assistant Professor of Environmental Health

Office: Lamb Hall Room 65

Phone: (423) 439-4539

Email: metts@etsu.edu

Website: http://www.oesd.noaa.gov/Hollings_info.html

Award: $8,000 a year plus travel and conference funds, once renewable, with an additional $6,500 for taking part in a 10-week internship at the end of the first year.

Eligibility: Applicants must be US citizens, full-time students of sophomore standing, and have a GPA of at least 3.0 (both within their major and overall). In addition, applicants GPA for each semester must be at or above 3.0 as well.

When to Apply: Applications are usually due in early January.

Sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Ernest F. Hollings scholarship is designed to attract students to the study of oceanic and atmospheric sciences and to help prepare them for careers in research, technology, public service, or education that deal with the ocean, atmosphere, and environment. Recipients will receive up to $8,000 in order to assist them with tuition and living expenses each year they receive the Scholarship, as well as be employed at a NOAA facility during the summer break after their first scholarship year.  Applicants should already be majoring in a discipline related or applicable to oceanic and atmospheric sciences and/or environmental stewardship (including the Biological, Social and Physical Sciences, Computer and Informational Sciences, Education, and Engineering).

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East Tennessee State University
PO Box 70589
Johnson City, TN 37614-1708

Phone: 423.439.6076
Fax: 423.439.6080
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Street Addresses of The Honors College offices:
  Administration: Yoakley Hall, Room 129
161 S. Dossett Drive
University & Midway Scholars: Ada Earnest House
310 S. Dossett Drive
Honors-in-Discipline Programs: Yoakley Hall, Room 206
161 S. Dossett Drive
Fine & Performing Art Scholars: Yoakley Hall, Room 206
161 S. Dossett Drive
Undergraduate Research: Yoakley Hall, Room 129
161 S. Dossett Drive
International Programs & Services: Yoakley Hall, Room 122
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