Monmouth University student Peter Chace, a rising junior double major in Marine and Environmental Biology and Policy, and Chemistry with a concentration in Biochemistry, has received the 2013 Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The scholarship provides academic assistance for two academic years and a summer internship with NOAA.
Peter is an ambitious student who is eager to gain experience in a variety of research fields. The Hollings scholarship is a great opportunity for Peter to explore research opportunities with leading government scientists at a federal marine laboratory.
The NOAA Ernest F. Hollings scholarship program is designed to:
- increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training opportunities;
- increase public understanding and support for stewardship of the ocean and atmosphere and improve environmental literacy;
- recruit and prepare students for public service careers with NOAA and other natural resource and science agencies at the federal, state and local levels of government; and
- recruit and prepare students for careers as teachers and educators in oceanic and atmospheric science and to improve scientific and environmental education in the United States.
For more information, visit www.oesd.noaa.gov/scholarships/hollings.html