Applications are open for SOARS 2020 Program!

The UCAR/NCAR SOARS (Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science) Program is an undergraduate to graduate research internship program for students interested in the atmospheric and related sciences. It is dedicated to broadening participation in the atmospheric and related sciences and is built around genuine research experiences, mentoring by top scientists and engineers, and a supportive learning community. In addition to the summer internship, SOARS includes year-round support, funding to attend conferences and last-dollar tuition scholarships. Successful protégés are eligible to participate in the program for up to four years. Benefits in the summer include a competitive wage, housing, and travel to / from Boulder; as well as funding for conferences, undergraduate and graduate education throughout the year. The application deadline is Feburary 1, 2020. For more information and for the online application, please visit:

Thank you for sharing this opportunity with students who may be good candidates for SOARS! 

Announcement Timing: 
Monday, November 25, 2019 to Saturday, February 1, 2020

Posted by Laura Duggan at ext. 2408,

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