Student Engagement Grant applications now open for summer and fall 2017

Grants of up to $3,000 available for students to help them succeed beyond the classroom

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State Student Engagement Network is offering grant funding for students interested in expanding their undergraduate experience beyond the classroom.

Grants of up to $3,000 are available to students who are interested in pursuing experiential learning endeavors. Students may apply for financial support for unpaid internships or research opportunities, living expenses, travel costs, conference fees and more. The number and amount of grants will vary based on the number of applications received; however, there is a maximum allotted amount of $3,000 per applicant.

Applications are currently being accepted for summer and fall 2017 engagement experiences. More details about the Student Engagement Grant Program eligibility requirements, as well as information on how to apply, can be found at

The Student Engagement Network is a joint initiative of Undergraduate Education, Student Affairs, and Outreach and Online Education and connects Penn State students with opportunities that empower them to grow beyond the classroom and achieve their highest potential. Students can explore, plan and execute successful experiential learning opportunities that empower them to have a positive impact on our community and world.

For more information, contact Mike Zeman, director of the Student Engagement Network, at 814-867-6403 or

Last Updated April 20, 2017