Four Western Students Awarded Prestigious NOAA Hollings Fellowships
February 19, 2015
Four Western Washington University students have received prestigious National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Hollings Fellowships, more than any other university on the West Coast.
“The Hollings/NOAA Fellowship is a highly prestigious award that draws applications from students in the best colleges and universities in the country. The fact that so many Western students have won the fellowship proves that Western students really can go anywhere and do anything,” said Steven VanderStaay, Western’s vice provost of Undergraduate Education.
The Hollings Fellowship gives winners up to $8,000 per year in academic assistance during the nine-month academic year and a 10-week full-time paid internship position during the summer at a NOAA facility. Additionally, if the student is reappointed, another scholarship of up to $8,000 will be rewarded for the following academic year….