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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.


Ten Penn Staters earn Fulbright U.S. Student awards for 2022-23 academic year

Penn State students and alumni will travel to all corners of the globe for the 2022–23 school year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. 


For four Penn Staters, Critical Language Scholarships will enable summer study

Penn Staters Jocelyn Krieger, Ashley Naraine, Juntae Rocker and Hannah Scholze have earned a 2022 Critical Language Scholarship. The competitive national award, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, will cover many of the expenses for students to pursue intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences abroad. 


Penn State senior Olivia Krum earns national Udall Scholarship

Penn State rising senior Olivia Krum has earned a Udall Scholarship, which rewards college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service and commitment to Native American issues or the environment. 


Lehigh Valley gears up for annual Research Symposium with panel discussion

Resources are available to students looking to participate in Penn State Lehigh Valley's annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. 


Four Penn Staters nominated for Goldwater Scholarship

Penn State recently announced its four nominees -- Ellie Kim, Lindsay Jones, Jack Piazza and Annalee Schmidt -- for the 2022 Goldwater Scholarship, a highly competitive national award given to undergraduates in the fields of natural science, engineering and mathematics who are interested in a career in research. 


Request a presentation from an undergraduate research ambassador

A team of undergraduate researchers are prepared to share their experiences and help their peers become involved in research and find opportunities. Instructors or student organization leaders from any Penn State campus can request a presentation from the Undergraduate Research Ambassador Program, choosing from current Penn State students with a variety of experiences in different academic fields. Students can also schedule one-on-one appointments through Starfish.