Research Opportunities for Undergraduates from the Office of Undergraduate Education

Posted: December 11, 2012

Open to undergraduate students at all Penn State campuses!

The Undergraduate Exhibition

Annual showcase of undergraduate research and creative work from across Penn State's colleges and campuses, held in the spring at the University Park campus.  Faculty and graduate student volunteers are invited to judge student entries.

Summer Discovery Grants

Competitive awards to support undergraduate student engagement in original research, scholarship, or creative work under direct supervision by a faculty member.


Research Conference Travel Support

Matching funds provided by the Office of Undergraduate Education, colleges and campuses, and academic departments to defray the costs of attendance by undergraduate students at national or regional professional meetings to present their research or creative work.

Faculty Postings

Online listing of openings for undergraduate research assistants, searchable by campus and college or faculty name.

Visit for more information on these opportunities.