Sophomore Emma Liptrap Named a 2022 NOAA-Hollings Scholar

portrait of a white woman on the left with brown hair and an orange tshirt smiling. On the right is a blue background with the text "Emma Liptrap 2022 NOAA-Hollings Scholar" and an orange S at the bottomLiptrap, a sophomore civil engineering major in the College of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS) and member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program, is a recipient of a 2022 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship, which will help support her studies.

Named for Sen. Ernest “Fritz” Hollings of South Carolina, the prestigious award provides tuition support ($9,500 per year) and paid summer internships with NOAA to recipients. The award is designed to support students working in areas related to NOAA’s programs and mission. Students apply as sophomores, do an internship in their junior year, and receive support and mentorship throughout their undergraduate career.

You can read more about Emma and the NOAA-Hollings Scholarship here.