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AMS announces undergraduate awards and scholarships

AMS announces undergraduate awards and scholarships Mea n Meteorological Society announces The Father James B. Macelwane Annual Awards for original papers on meteorology, The Howard T. Orville Scholarship in Meteorology, and The Howard H. Hanks, Jr., Scholarship in Meteorology Th e Father James B. Macelwane Annual Awards were established by the American Mete- Undergraduate orologica l Society to honor the late Rev. James B. Macelwane, S. J., a world renowned awards authorit y on seismology, who was a geophysicist and Dean of the Institute of Technology, Sain t Louis University, until his death in 1956. Award stipends are supported by Weathe r Corporation of America, private meteorological consultants, Saint Louis, Mo. Th e author of the paper awarded first place by the committee of judges receives a stipen d of $200, and the author of the second place paper receives $100. Th e purpose of these awards is to stimulate interest in meteorology among college stu- dent s through the encouragement of original student papers concerned with some phase of the atmospheric sciences. All registered undergraduates of a college or university in th e Americas are eligible to participate. The only restrictions are that the participating studen t must be enrolled as an undergraduate at the time the paper is written, and no mor e than two students from any one institution may enter papers in any one contest. T o consider papers for the Macelwane Awards, the committee of judges must receive 1) the paper with a letter of application from the author, and 2) a letter from the de- partmen t head or other faculty member of the major department, confirming that the autho r was an undergraduate student at the time the paper was written. Th e above information must be received at the headquarters of the American Mete- orologica l Society, 45 Beacon Street, Boston, Mass. 02108, during the twelve-month period precedin g 15 Jun e of the current year. The judges may further consider papers that wer e submitted during the prior twelve-month period but that did not receive an award durin g the previous competition. Th e evaluation of papers occurs during the summer. Announcement of the recipients of the awards is made at the following Annua l Meeting of the Society. Th e Howard T. Orville Scholarship in Meteorology honors the late Howard T. Orville, Undergraduate Hea d of the Naval Aerological Service, 1940-50, whose service was marked by many scholarships commendations . After his retirement from the Navy, he held key industrial posts and Howar d T . Orville was Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Weather Control in 1953. Capt. Orville Scholarshi p in was President of the American Meteorological Society, 1948-49. Through a bequest fro m the estate of Howard T. Orville and contributions from members of his family, Meteorolog y th e Society gives an annual scholarship of $600. an d Th e Howard H. Hanks, Jr., Scholarship in Meteorology honors the late Howard H. Howar d H. Hanks, Jr., Scholarshi p in Hanks , Jr., who was Vice-President of Weather Corporation of America when his career Meteorolog y was cut short by a plane crash in 1969. A donation by William J. Hartnett, President of Weather Corporation of America, provides funds for the scholarship in the amount of $400 per annum. Th e Orville and Hanks Scholarships are awarded to students on the basis of their aca- demi c excellence and achievement. Th e candidates must be entering their final undergraduate year as majors in a mete- orology department or other department actively engaged in work on some aspect of at- mospheri c science. They must intend to make atmospheric science their career and have complete d at least 54 semester hours or the equivalent toward a bachelor's degree. T o consider a candidate for a scholarship, the American Meteorological Society must receive 1) a letter of application from the candidate, and 2) a letter of recommendation fro m the chairman or other designated faculty member of the major department, reflect- in g the overall view of the department faculty, accompanied by a list of the candidate's courses and grades in the majo r subject and in mathematics, physics, and other sciences. Th e above information must be received at the headquarters of the American Mete- orologica l Society, 45 Beacon Street, Boston, Mass. 02108, during the twelve-month period precedin g 15 Jun e of the calendar year in which the applicant enters the final complete undergraduat e year. Th e evaluation of applications occurs during the summer. Announcement of the recipient s of the scholarships is made at the following Annual Meeting of the Society. Bulletin American Meteorological Society 597 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

AMS announces undergraduate awards and scholarships

Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society , Volume 63 (6): 1 – Jun 1, 1982

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Mea n Meteorological Society announces The Father James B. Macelwane Annual Awards for original papers on meteorology, The Howard T. Orville Scholarship in Meteorology, and The Howard H. Hanks, Jr., Scholarship in Meteorology Th e Father James B. Macelwane Annual Awards were established by the American Mete- Undergraduate orologica l Society to honor the late Rev. James B. Macelwane, S. J., a world renowned awards authorit y on seismology, who was a geophysicist and Dean of the Institute of Technology, Sain t Louis University, until his death in 1956. Award stipends are supported by Weathe r Corporation of America, private meteorological consultants, Saint Louis, Mo. Th e author of the paper awarded first place by the committee of judges receives a stipen d of $200, and the author of the second place paper receives $100. Th e purpose of these awards is to stimulate interest in meteorology among college stu- dent s through the encouragement of original student papers concerned with some phase of the atmospheric sciences. All registered undergraduates of a college or university in th e Americas are eligible to participate. The only restrictions are that the participating studen t must be enrolled as an undergraduate at the time the paper is written, and no mor e than two students from any one institution may enter papers in any one contest. T o consider papers for the Macelwane Awards, the committee of judges must receive 1) the paper with a letter of application from the author, and 2) a letter from the de- partmen t head or other faculty member of the major department, confirming that the autho r was an undergraduate student at the time the paper was written. Th e above information must be received at the headquarters of the American Mete- orologica l Society, 45 Beacon Street, Boston, Mass. 02108, during the twelve-month period precedin g 15 Jun e of the current year. The judges may further consider papers that wer e submitted during the prior twelve-month period but that did not receive an award durin g the previous competition. Th e evaluation of papers occurs during the summer. Announcement of the recipients of the awards is made at the following Annua l Meeting of the Society. Th e Howard T. Orville Scholarship in Meteorology honors the late Howard T. Orville, Undergraduate Hea d of the Naval Aerological Service, 1940-50, whose service was marked by many scholarships commendations . After his retirement from the Navy, he held key industrial posts and Howar d T . Orville was Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Weather Control in 1953. Capt. Orville Scholarshi p in was President of the American Meteorological Society, 1948-49. Through a bequest fro m the estate of Howard T. Orville and contributions from members of his family, Meteorolog y th e Society gives an annual scholarship of $600. an d Th e Howard H. Hanks, Jr., Scholarship in Meteorology honors the late Howard H. Howar d H. Hanks, Jr., Scholarshi p in Hanks , Jr., who was Vice-President of Weather Corporation of America when his career Meteorolog y was cut short by a plane crash in 1969. A donation by William J. Hartnett, President of Weather Corporation of America, provides funds for the scholarship in the amount of $400 per annum. Th e Orville and Hanks Scholarships are awarded to students on the basis of their aca- demi c excellence and achievement. Th e candidates must be entering their final undergraduate year as majors in a mete- orology department or other department actively engaged in work on some aspect of at- mospheri c science. They must intend to make atmospheric science their career and have complete d at least 54 semester hours or the equivalent toward a bachelor's degree. T o consider a candidate for a scholarship, the American Meteorological Society must receive 1) a letter of application from the candidate, and 2) a letter of recommendation fro m the chairman or other designated faculty member of the major department, reflect- in g the overall view of the department faculty, accompanied by a list of the candidate's courses and grades in the majo r subject and in mathematics, physics, and other sciences. Th e above information must be received at the headquarters of the American Mete- orologica l Society, 45 Beacon Street, Boston, Mass. 02108, during the twelve-month period precedin g 15 Jun e of the calendar year in which the applicant enters the final complete undergraduat e year. Th e evaluation of applications occurs during the summer. Announcement of the recipient s of the scholarships is made at the following Annual Meeting of the Society. Bulletin American Meteorological Society 597

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