In addition to scholarships and financial aid at the university level, the Department of Atmospheric Sciences is pleased to offer the following merit and need based support for our students. 

ACES Scholars Program

The Atmospheric and Computer Science Exploratory Scholars (ACES) Program at UNC Asheville gives students financial support as well as the unique opportunity to conduct ground-breaking research, gain experience teaching at local schools, and receive academic support from peer and faculty mentors.

Learn more about ACES & how to apply

Kate Sweely Scholarship

The Kate Sweely Memorial Scholarship award winner is selected by the faculty members in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences. The recipient must be a rising junior or senior majoring in atmospheric science, must demonstrate financial need as defined by the Office of Financial Aid, and typically maintains a very high GPA among his or her peers.

Learn more about the Kate Sweely Scholarship

Asheville AMS Scholarship 

Each year, the Asheville Chapter of the American Meterological Society provides a scholarship in the amount of $250 to one or more UNC Asheville students.

Learn more about the Asheville AMS Scholarship