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One month left to apply for Erickson Discovery Grants

Undergraduate students from all majors and Penn State campuses have one more month to apply for an Erickson Discovery Grant to fund summer 2022 opportunities.  


Undergrad research and fellowships workshops slated for spring 2022

Virtual workshops are scheduled throughout the spring semester for students looking to get involved in undergraduate research and apply for competitive fellowships, scholarships and grants. 


Spark Program provides mentoring for competitive fellowships; apply now

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. 


Penn State undergraduate Laura Guay named finalist for Rhodes Scholarship

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. 


Advice from many at Penn State led new engineering alumna to fellowship success

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 University Park campus students and graduates named Fulbright finalists

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.


Four Penn Staters nominated for Rhodes, Marshall and Mitchell scholarships

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 earns Critical Language Scholarship

Penn State graduate student Matthew Douthitt has earned a Critical Language Scholarship to study Chinese during summer 2021.


Three Penn State juniors named Goldwater Scholars

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.


Penn State nominates three for Truman Scholarship

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.