Deadlines are coming up in October and later in the fall semester for several national fellowships and scholarships for undergraduates and recent graduates such as Fulbright, Goldwater and Gates Cambridge.
Numerous undergraduate research programs in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are offered at Penn State University College campuses, providing students with a special chance early in their post-secondary academic careers.
Brandon George took his learning from Penn State’s recreation, park and tourism management program to the real world this summer as a research assistant in a gorilla sanctuary in Rwanda.
Five student teams from Penn State’s Engineering Leadership Development program in the School of Engineering Design and Innovation earned recognition in the 17th-annual University Design Competition for Addressing Airport Needs, sponsored by the Transportation Research Board’s Airport Cooperative Research Program.
Penn State Harrisburg and World Campus students had the opportunity to present their research recently at the annual conference of the Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences.
Twenty-four students were recognized for their presentations of their research or creative venture during the 2023 Undergraduate Exhibition, held April 10-12.
Erickson Discovery Grants were awarded to 52 undergraduate Penn State students to help cover costs related to undergraduate research.
Two Penn State Berks students will spend this summer engaged in their respective funded research opportunities. Sophomore Daniel Abramov and senior Sydney Bankert received the Erickson Discovery Grant; they are two of 50 who received the grant.
Ian Rivera, a junior Millenium Scholar from Caguas, Puerto Rico, majoring in mechanical engineering in the Penn State College of Engineering, has earned a 2023 Astronaut Scholarship.
Two Penn State Lehigh Valley students were awarded JEDI (Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) Fellowships for the 2022-23 academic year and received top recognition for their undergraduate research projects in the areas of disability and racial injustice.