Undergrads and recent grads can still apply to major fellowships, scholarships

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. 

Penn State University College faculty foster STEM research opportunities

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.

Penn State student researcher studies how tourism can protect gorillas in Rwanda

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 engineering student teams honored in national airport design competition

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 students present research at criminal justice conference

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 earn awards at the 2023 Undergraduate Exhibition

Twenty-four students were recognized for their presentations of their research or creative venture during the 2023 Undergraduate Exhibition, held April 10-12. 

52 undergraduates earn Erickson Discovery Grants

Erickson Discovery Grants were awarded to 52 undergraduate Penn State students to help cover costs related to undergraduate research. 

Penn State Berks students earn Erickson Discovery Grant to fund summer 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.

Penn State junior Ian Rivera earns Astronaut Scholarship

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.  

JEDI Fellows win awards, recognition for undergraduate research projects

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.