Prestigious Supported Fellowships
Here you can find the official list of the opportunities supported by the University Fellowships Office. Once you have an opportunity in mind, please schedule an appointment so that we can discuss your plans.
- Astronaut Scholarship – Funding for undergraduate study in approved STEM field
- Beinecke Scholarship – Funding for graduate study in the arts, humanities, or social sciences for Pell Grant recipients
- Boren Scholarship and Fellowship – Funding for long-term undergraduate and graduate study and/or research abroad in critical region and to learn less commonly taught language; service requirement to work in national security arena upon graduation
- Churchill Scholarship – Funding for 1 year of master’s study in select STEM fields at Churchill in the UK
- Critical Language Scholarship – Funding for intensive summer program oriented around learning a critical language
- DAAD Awards – Funding for undergraduate and graduate study or research abroad in Germany; summer internship available for sophomores and juniors in select STEM fields
- Erickson Discovery Grant – Funding in the amount of $3,500 for student-initiated projects in the arts, engineering, humanities, sciences, and social sciences that provide experience in all facets of the undergraduate research, scholarship, and/or creative processes
- Fulbright U.K. Summer Institutes – Funding for educational summer experience in the U.K.
- Fulbright U.S. Student Program – Funding for 9 - 10 months of study, research, or teaching English abroad
- Gaither Junior Fellowship – Post-undergraduate employment opportunity as a research assistant to the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace’s senior scholars
- Gates Cambridge Scholarship – Funding for 1 - 3 years of master’s and/or PhD study at Cambridge in the UK
- Gilman International Scholarship – Funding for Penn State-approved study abroad programs for Pell Grant recipients
- Goldwater Scholarship – Funding for undergraduate study in approved STEM field
- Knight-Hennessy Scholarship – Funding graduate or professional study at Stanford University
- Marshall Scholarship – Funding for 1 - 3 years of master’s and/or PhD study in the UK
- Mitchell Scholarship – Funding for 1 year of master’s study in the Republic of Ireland or N. Ireland
- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship – Funding for up to 3 years of graduate study at any university in the U.S. in select STEM fields
- Rhodes Scholarship – Funding for 1 - 3 years of master’s and/or PhD study at Oxford in the UK
- Student Engagement Network Grants Program – Funding of up to $3,000 to support student engagement experiences including undergraduate research, professional experiences, and other experiences
- Schwarzman Scholars Program – Funding for 1 year of master’s study in Global Affairs at Tsinghau University, Bejing
- Soros Fellowships for New Americans – Funding for graduate or professional study at any university in the U.S. for immigrants and children of immigrants
- Truman Scholarship – Funding for master’s, PhD, or professional study at any university in fields related to public service
- Udall Scholarship – Funding for undergraduate study in the environment (students from any background are eligible to apply) or tribal public policy or native health care (Native Americans and Alaskan Natives, only)
- Undergraduate Exhibition – Participation in Penn State's annual Undergraduate Exhibition communicates and celebrates the participation of undergraduate students from across the University in scholarly inquiry, research, and creative endeavors
If you do not see the opportunity you are looking for or if you are interested in viewing a more comprehensive list of opportunities, please try using our Fellowships Search.
Note: The office does not offer routine support for these additional opportunities. Instead, we encourage you to look at the Office Resources, Campus Resources, and Writing Tools for support during the application process.