American 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 Undergraduat e The Father James B. Macelwane Annual Awards were established by the American Mete- award s orological Society to hono r the late Rev. Jame s B. Macelwane , S. J. , a worl d renowne d authority o n seismology, wh o was a geophysicis t an d Dean of the Institut e of Technology , Saint Louis University , until his deat h in 1956. Awar d stipend s are supporte d by Weathe r Corporatio n of America , private meteorological consultants, Saint Louis, Mo. The autho r of the pape r awarded first place by the committee of judge s receives a stipend of $300, the autho r of the second place pape r receives $200, and the author of the third place paper receives $100. Th e purpos e of these award s is to stimulat e interest in meteorology amon g college students throug h the encouragemen t of origina l student papers concerne d with some phas e of the at- mospheri c sciences. All registered undergraduate s of a colleg e o r university in the America s are eligibl e to participate . Th e only restrictions are tha t the participatin g studen t mus t be enrolle d as an undergraduat e at the time the pape r is written , an d n o more tha n two student s fro m any on e institution may enter papers in any one contest. T o consider papers for the Macelwane Awards, the committe e of judge s must receive 1) the pape r wit h a letter of applicatio n from th e author , an d 2) a letter fro m th e departmen t head or othe r faculty membe r of th e majo r department , confirmin g tha t the autho r was a n undergrad- uat e student at the time the pape r was written and indicating the elements of the pape r that represen t original contributions by the student. Th e above informatio n must be received at the headquarters of the American Meteorological Society, 45 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108, durin g the twelve-month period preceding 15 Jun e of the curren t year. The judge s may furthe r conside r papers that were submitted during the prior twelve- mont h period but that did not receive an award during the previous competition. Th e evaluation of papers occurs durin g the summer . Announcemen t of the recipients of the award s is made at the following Annua l Meeting of the Society. Undergraduat e Th e Howard T. Orville Scholarship in Meteorology honor s the late Howar d T . Orville, Head of the Naval Aerological Service, 1940-50, whos e service was marke d by man y commendations. scholarship s Afte r hi s retiremen t fro m th e Navy, he hel d key industria l posts an d was Chairma n of the Advi- Howar d T. Orville sory Committe e o n Weather Contro l in 1953. Capt . Orvill e was Presiden t of the America n Mete- Scholarshi p in orologica l Society, 1948-49. Throug h a beques t fro m the estate of Howar d T . Orvill e an d con- Meteorolog y tribution s from members of his family, the Society gives an annual scholarship of $1000. an d Howar d H. Hanks, Jr., Scholarshi p in Th e Howard H . Hanks, Jr., Scholarshi p i n Meteorology honor s the late Howar d H . Hanks , Jr., Meteorolog y wh o wa s Vice-Presiden t of Weathe r Corporatio n of Americ a whe n hi s caree r wa s cu t shor t by a plan e cras h i n 1969. A donatio n by Willia m J . Hartnett , Boar d Chairma n of Weathe r Corpora- tio n of America, provides fund s for the scholarship in the amoun t of $500 per annum. Th e Orville an d Hank s Scholarships are awarde d to student s on the basis of their academic excellenc e and achievement. Th e candidates must be enterin g their final undergraduat e year as major s in a meteorology departmen t or other department actively engaged in work on some aspect of atmospheric science. The y mus t inten d to mak e atmospheri c science thei r career an d have complete d at least 54 semester hours or the equivalent toward a bachelor's degree. T o conside r a candidat e for a scholarship , the America n Meteorological Society mus t receive 1) a letter of applicatio n fro m the candidate , whic h includes a statement , in fewer tha n 500 words, of the candidate' s future goal s and aspirations, and 2) a letter of recommendatio n from the chairma n or othe r designated faculty membe r of the majo r department , reflecting the overall view of the departmen t faculty, accompanie d by a list of the candidate' s courses an d grades in th e majo r subject and in mathematics, physics, and other sciences. Th e above information must be received at the headquarters of the American Meteorological Society, 45 Beaco n Street, Boston , M A 02108, durin g the twelve-mont h period preceding 15 Jun e of the calendar year in which the applicant enters the final complete undergraduate year. Th e evaluatio n of application s occurs durin g the summer . Announcemen t of the recipients of the scholarship s is made at the following Annual Meeting of the Society. Bulletin American Meteorological Society
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society – American Meteorological Society
Published: Apr 1, 1989
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