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Three Penn Staters earn national Goldwater Scholarships

Penn State undergraduates Nate Carey, Bridget Reheard and Mabel Tong have earned the 2024 Goldwater Scholarship, a national award that recognizes undergraduates who show exceptional potential as leaders.


Penn State graduate earns Critical Language Scholarship to develop skills abroad

Penn State alumna Heather Novak earned a Critical Language Scholarship, providing her the opportunity to further develop her Mandarin language skills while living abroad. 


Volunteer judges needed for Undergraduate Exhibition, April 15-17

Faculty, emeriti faculty, staff, post-docs and doctoral students trained as researchers are asked to volunteer as judges for the 2024 Undergraduate Exhibition on Research, Inquiry, and Creative Activity, from April 15-17.   


Undergraduate Exhibition helps students prepare for future research

For students working toward research careers and higher degrees, the Undergraduate Exhibition for Research, Inquiry and Creative Activity is a particularly valuable opportunity to practice concise presentation and professional research procedures. March 11 is the deadline to apply. 


2024 Undergraduate Exhibition applications open

Penn State undergraduates from all campuses are invited to participate in the 2024 Undergraduate Exhibition for Research, Inquiry, and Creative Activity. The virtual exhibition will be open April 15-17, with an in-person component at the University Park campus on Wednesday, April 17. 


Six Penn Staters earn Gilman Scholarships to study abroad

Six Penn Staters have earned scholarships from the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program, which provides up to $5,000 for undergraduate students to study abroad.


Penn State alumnus Qifeng Liu named Schwarzman Scholar

Qifeng Liu, a Schreyer Scholar who graduated from Penn State in 2019 with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, has been named a Schwarzman Scholar, which provides one year of study at Tsinghua University in Beijing. 


Spark Program applications open for fellowships mentoring

Spark Program applications open for fellowships mentoring

Penn State first- and second-year undergraduates from all campuses are invited to apply to the Spark Program, which helps students prepare for fellowship and scholarship opportunities. 


Applications open for several major UK, Ireland scholarships

Penn State students can still apply for several scholarship awards for study in the United Kingdom and Ireland. 


Erickson Discovery Grant applications close in one month

Undergraduate students from all majors and Penn State campuses have one more month to apply for an Erickson Discovery Grant to fund summer 2023 opportunities, with applications closing Feb. 12.