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When applying for fellowship opportunities, be careful about University URFM deadlines as well as national deadlines. Additionally, all fellowships require application materials such as letters of recommendations, personal essays, resumes, and transcripts.

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Graduate School

Looking to continue your education? Check out these graduate school fellowships!

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Trying to expand your experiences during your time at Penn State? Take a look at these fellowship opportunities!

Fellowship Opportunities

Fellowship Application Advice

Alexa Young, CA

Prepare your application materials early and be careful about due dates! Working the the Undergraduate Research and Fellowships Mentoring Office can be overwhelming, so material prep is key! Common materials include letters of reference, personal essays, and transcripts.

Morgan James, NY

Practice your interview questions and boost your confidence! Some fellowships, such as Rhodes and Marshall, require interviews with both university elected committees and fellowship foundation officials. Message a chair to schedule a mock interview!

Lisa Driver, MI

Polish up your resume and request those recommendation letters, now! Provide your recommenders with enough time to write a good letter. Then, pop over to a Professional Development Resume event!

Contact the URFM Office!


Undergraduate Research and Fellowships Mentoring Office
321 Boucke Building
University Park, PA 16802



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