Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to Offer $60,000 Annually in National Science Foundation Grants

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will offer substantial scholarships to academically talented students who enroll in the Applied Meteorology or Aeronautical Science programs and who are in need of financial assistance.

David Viger , Ed.D., Interim Director of TRIO Programs at Embry-Riddle,commented, "I am absolutely thrilled about the NSF Grant. It is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for graduating high school seniors who qualify and are interested in pursuing a degree in Applied Meteorology or Aeronautical Science. These degree programs prepare NSF Scholar winners for a great-paying job following graduation and for success as a graduate student as well. Those students who qualify for Upward Bound programs, whether they have participated in the program or not, should apply as soon as possible so as not to miss this opportunity."

Students, parents, or high school counselors who are interested in learning more about the grant, including eligibility and the application filing deadline, should contact Debra Cates at Embry-Riddle's Office ofAdmissions at the Prescott campus at (928) 777-6600 or (800)-888-3728. Embry-Riddle's Prescott campus is at 3700 Willow Creek Road, Prescott, AZ 86301-3720.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the world's largest, fully accredited university specalizing in aviation and aerospace, offers more than 30 degree programs in its colleges of Arts and Sciences, Aviation, Business,and Engineering. The university educates more than 34,000 students annually in undergraduate and graduate programs at residential campuses in Prescott,Ariz., and Daytona Beach, Fla., through the Worldwide Campus at more than 130 centers in the United States and Europe , and through online learning. For more information, visit www.erau.edu.

SOURCE Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

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