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Engineering Science Student Wins Prestigious NOAA Scholarship


Noah French, Engineering Science sophomore, has been selected for the extremely competitive Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the US Department of Commerce.

As a scholarship winner, French will receive up to $9500 per academic year to support his studies, along with paid summer internship opportunities at NOAA facilities across the United States.

The scholarship was established in 2005 and is named in honor of retired South Carolina Senator Ernest F. Hollings. The purpose of the program is to increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology and education; to increase the public understanding and support for stewardship of the ocean and atmosphere; as well as prepare students for public service careers with NOAA and in related fields of study.