Posted: September 19, 2019

Attend this session to learn about the Erickson Discovery Grant from a panel of experts and work on your application materials.

Penn State undergraduates interested in applying for an Erickson Discovery Grant are encouraged are invited to join their peers, the University Libraries, and the University Fellowships Office to learn more about how they can fund their own independent research or creative project. Events will take place Saturday, Sept. 28th in Mann Assembly Room, 103 Paterno Library at University Park campus. Zoom participation is available for the first half of the day.

Coffee and Check-in
10 – 10:30 AM

Information session and student panel
10:30 – 12 PM
Remote participation available via Zoom! Registration is requested.
In this session, students will learn about the application process and will have the opportunity to hear from students who recently received the grant. Recipients will share their experiences with undergraduate research and offer advice on developing strong applications.

12 – 1

Writing workshop
1 – 3 PM

Students are encouraged to stay the afternoon to think through their project and get a head start on their application materials.
Registration for in-person attendance is requested by Tuesday, September 24 at 11:59 PM. Please register by emailing the University Fellowships Office ( and specifying which event(s) you will attend.