Penn State undergraduate Laura Guay was named as a finalist to the Rhodes Scholarship, the first Penn Stater to be named a finalist since 2001.
New civil engineering alumna Autumn Deitrick planned her path to a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship well in advance, utilizing many of the resources found at Penn State. Now, she is studying how coastal vegetation can be used to help mitigate climate change and contribute to resilient infrastructure at MIT.
Seven Penn State recent alumni and graduate students from the University Park campus have been selected from among a competitive, nationwide pool of applicants to receive grants from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
Rising seniors Shay Toner, Josie Krieger, Leah Mullen and Laura Guay have been nominated by Penn State for the competitive and prestigious Rhodes, Marshall and Mitchell postgraduate scholarships.
Penn State graduate student Matthew Douthitt has earned a Critical Language Scholarship to study Chinese during summer 2021.
Three Penn State juniors have been named Goldwater Scholars by the Barry M. Goldwater Foundation, which recognizes undergraduate students in the fields of natural science, engineering and mathematics who are interested in a career in research.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State nominated juniors Erin Boas, Sarah Stevenson-Peck and Nora Van Horn for the 2021 Truman Scholarship, a competitive award that recognizes students for their commitments to public service.