The Meteorological Satellite Applications Award Grant was established by the National Weather Association (NWA) in 1999 to stimulate interest in, and foster the study and use of, satellite remote sensing data in weather analysis and forecasting. The scholarship was transferred to the National Weather Association Foundation in 2017.
The award winner receives a $500 Grant, free registration at the NWA Annual Meeting to present their paper, and a stipend of $500 to help cover travel and hotel expenses.
The award is sponsored by Frances Holt, a member of and past Chair of the Remote Sensing Committee. Undergraduate students are invited to write an original paper on meteorological satellite applications. Themes of the papers may include original research, case studies, or a survey of applications. The recipient of the award will receive a Grant of $500, free registration at the NWA Annual Meeting to present their paper, and a stipend of $500 to help cover associated travel and hotel expenses. The student must be enrolled as an undergraduate at the time the paper is written and be in good academic standing at the college or university attending. The student also must be a U.S. citizen or hold permanent resident status. Membership in the National Weather Association (NWA) is encouraged, but not required. To join the NWA, click here.
Submission of Papers: Student papers should not exceed ten (10) pages including photographs and appendices.
2016 - To Be Announced
2015 — Not Awarded
2014 — Jessica M. Tomaszewski, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
2013 — Not Awarded
2012 — Kyle Mattingly, Western Kentucky University
2011 — Lauren Slawsky, University of North Carolina at Charlotte (link to her paper)
2010 — Not Awarded
2009 — Ms. Corey Walton, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida (link to her paper)
2008 — Amanda Mims, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (link to her paper)
2007 — Jordan Joel Gerth, University of Wisconsin-Madison (link to his paper)
2006 — Not Awarded – No Applications Received
2005 — Not Awarded – No Applications Received
2004 — Kristopher B. Karnauskas, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2003 — Not Awarded – No Applications Received
2002 — Stephanie Bergman, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
2001 — Not Awarded – No Applications Received
2000 — Sarah M. Thompson, University of Missouri-Columbia
1999 — Augustine Iacopelli, Valparaiso University
Updated: Jun 14, 2016