Student Engagement Network grant program application open for fall 2017

August 22, 2017

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 engagement experiences. 

Engagement experiences cover a variety of learning and growth opportunities, including artistic creation and performance, civic engagement, co-ops, internships, leadership and participation in student clubs and organizations, service learning, study abroad, study away, undergraduate research, and volunteer work, among others.

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. 

Past Student Engagement Network grant awardee experiences are featured at

More details about the Student Engagement Network 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.

For more information, contact Sara Holden, program assistant of the Student Engagement Network, at 814-863-5995 or

Last Updated August 23, 2017