Meteorology Scholarships

Charles L. and Anna R. Hosler Scholarship in Meteorology

The Hosler scholarships are awarded to full-time undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll in the Department of Meteorology who have achieved superior academic records or who manifest promise of outstanding academic success, and have a demonstrated financial need. Students who qualify for Schreyer Scholars will be eligible.

Chelius Family Scholarship in Meteorology

Funds for this scholarship have been donated from the estate of Helen Chelius to recruit and/or retain the best and brightest full-time undergraduate students to the Department of Meteorology. Dr. Carl Chelius, Helen's son, began working in the department as a Senior Research Pilot and subsequently served on the faculty until his retirement in 1994.

Donald L. and Ellen Eberly Endowed Scholarship in Meteorology

Funds for this scholarship have been donated by Donald Eberly (class of 1956) and Ellen Eberly. This scholarship is awarded to a Penn State undergraduate student majoring in meteorology who has achieved a superior academic record or manifests promise of outstanding academic success, has achieved a 3.0 GPA or better in mathematics, has proven financial need, and is a U.S. citizen with a good academic record.

Hans A. Panofsky Scholarship in Meteorology

Funds for these scholarships have been donated by the friends, colleagues, and students of Hans A. Panofsky, who was professor of meteorology at Penn State from 1951 through 1982. He was an Evan Pugh Research Professor, known for his work on atmospheric turbulence and diffusion. These scholarships are awarded to Penn State undergraduate students majoring in meteorology who have demonstrated superior academic ability and have a need for financial assistance in order to obtain their University degree.

James H. and Joan E. Meyer Trustee Scholarship in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences

Funds for these scholarships have been donated by alumnus James Meyer (B.S. '53, M.S. '55) and his wife Joan to support undergraduate students who are pursuing studies in the area of physical meteorology. Previously employed by MIT's Lincoln Laboratory, Technical Operations, Inc., Electromagnetic Research Corporation, and Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in a variety of applied and physical meteorological research capacities, Mr. Meyer currently serves as President of Meteorological Applications, a consulting firm based in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Kruhoeffer Endowed Scholarship in Meteorology

Funds for this scholarship have been pledged by Douglas P. Kruhoeffer (class of 1980) to provide recognition and financial assistance to outstanding junior and senior students in meteorology who have achieved superior academic records or who manifest promise of academic success.

Robert A. Case Memorial Scholarship

The meteorology community at Penn State was saddened by the news of Bob Case's passing in July 2008. Bob received his M.S. in Meteorology from Penn State in 1972 and served as the Meteorologist-in-Charge of the National Weather Service in State College from 1993-95. His family and friends have established an annual scholarship that will honor his memory and passion for the field of meteorology by providing financial assistance to third and fourth year students. For more information about Bob and information on how you can contribute to this memorial fund, please view the memorial announcement.

Robert O. Cole Scholarship in Meteorology

This scholarship is given to outstanding undergraduate or graduate students who have a strong interest in weather forecasting. Funds have been donated by Ms. Sue Burton Cole.

Warren M. and Mary C. Washington Scholarship in Meteorology

Funds for this endowment have been provided by Warren (Ph.D. in 1964) and Mary Washington to recognize and support outstanding undergraduate and graduate students in meteorology with an emphasis on students whose ethnic, cultural, or national background contribute to the diversity of the student body.

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