If you’re a college student and interested in applying for the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s scholarship program, you’d best hurry: The application deadline is fast approaching.

If you’re one of the lucky ones chosen, the Hollings Scholarship Program will provide awards that include up to a maximum of US$9,500/~7718 Euros per year for full-time study during the nine-month academic year; a 10-week, full-time internship position that pays $700/~569 Euros per week during the summer at a NOAA facility; and an additional $9,500 for full-time study during a second nine-month academic year.

Applications are due Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 by 11:59 PM U.S. Eastern Time.

For more information about NOAA scholarships and other student opportunities, go to the NOAA website at noaa.gov.

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John Liang
John Liang is the News Editor at DeeperBlue.com. He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.

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