The National Weather Association Foundation
David Freeman NWA Past President's Fund
The David Freeman NWA Past President's Fund was established to help students attend the National Weather Association Annual meetings. Dave has been involved with the NWA for more than two decades and has served on its board for most of those years. He served as the 41st President of the NWA is 2016. This fund honors Dave's work to establish the Foundation and all the past presidents of the NWA.
The fund will offset travel costs up to $1,000, including airfare/transportation and hotel expenses for students. Registration fees will also be covered by the NWA for the recipients.
The David Freeman NWA Past President's Fund Requirements:
A. Application deadline is subject to Foundation approval each year
B. Applicant must complete the National Weather Association Foundation Scholarship Application
C. Applicant must provide the following with the Scholarship Application for the application to be considered complete:
1. Current transcript. Unofficial copies are accepted; however, an official transcript may be requested.
2. List of extracurricular and volunteer activities conducted during college career including paid and unpaid internships.
3. GPA on all official transcripts for previous education.
4. Essay from selected questions provided with the Scholarship Application.
5. One recommendation, preferably academic in nature. No relatives.
The David Freeman NWA Past President's Fund Review Process:
A. Applications will be reviewed in accordance with the National Weather Association Foundation’s Scholarship Policy and any selection by the Foundation’s Board shall be final.
B. Each funding applicant will be ranked against other applicants and judged by the quality of information provided.
C. Consideration will be given to academic merit and demonstrated interests.
D. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
E. Selected applicants may be requested to interview with the Education Committee.
F. Applicants will be notified if awarded a scholarship.
G. The National Weather Association Foundation reserves the right to provide media with information on the award of this scholarship.
H. A scholarship award or any given amount is not guaranteed in any given year.