University Fellowships Mark


Caitlin Ting appointed interim director of University Fellowships Office

Dr. Caitlin Ting has been named the interim director of the University Fellowships Office (UFO), effective May 8.

Ting said her academic journey at Penn State has followed a common thread: aiding undergraduate students.

Fulbright Brazil ETA Special Application

Open Competition for New Fulbright ETA Awards in Brazil – February 2018!! Special application open May 2, 2017- July 14, 2017 With funding from the Brazilian government, the Fulbright Brazil ETA Program is expanded for the Program Year 2017-18 with 76 additional grants to be offered.   A special open application period will be held from May 2 to July 14, 2017.  The deadline is Friday, July 14 at 5:00 pm Eastern Time. To be eligible, applicants must be a U.S.

Goldwater Winner and Honorable Mentions

Congratulations to Alex Smith on being named a 2017 Goldwater Scholar. Congrats also to Rosalie Sowers, and Jason Cornelius for being named honorable mentions. 

NIST Summer Research Fellowships Winners

Congratulations to Michael Bichnevicius and Cassandra Carrick, the two newest Penn State Students selected for NIST SURF fellowships. NIST SURF offers prestigious summer research opportunities in labs run by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. You can read more about it and about Cassandra and Michael via the Penn State News article linked below. Congratulations, Cassandra and Michael!

Fulbright Winners

Congratulations to our Fulbright semi-finalists who have already heard that they've been offered a grant! Applicants are notified of semi-finalist status in late January, but then the final decisions are up to each individual country and are announced from mid-March through May. So far seven of our applicants have the honor of having been offered a grant. They are:


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