Penn State University Libraries offers a number of awards, scholarship, and internship opportunities to undergraduates and assistantships for graduate students. Our awards recognize outstanding research or scholarly work. Our scholarships are awarded based on a number of factors including merit, financial need, interest in librarianship, and STEM or Liberal Arts majors. There is even one for those who have been in foster care. Internships and Graduate Assistantships are paid positions and housed at the University Park Libraries.
- University Libraries Undergraduate Research Award: To recognize student research that showcases outstanding information literacy skills.
- Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis Award: To find the best thesis submitted by an undergraduate
- Phi Beta Kappa Honors Thesis Prize: Thesis completed in a discipline included within Phi Beta Kappa by students in the Schreyer Scholar Honor program
Judy Chicago Art Education Award: The Judy Chicago Art Education Award is presented annually by Through the Flower is open to scholars, artists, and educators for a project based on primary research incorporating any of the three archives that are collaborating in the development of the Judy Chicago Portal.
These scholarships provide financial assistance to undergraduate students in a variety of disciplines, including liberal arts, information technology, and those with an interest in library science. Scholarships are also available for need-based students.
Internships and Graduate Assistantships
Paid opportunities available for undergraduate and graduate students within the University Libraries.