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Science Dean's Scholarship Program for math and science students changing campus to University Park.

The Science Dean's Scholarship program provides Eberly College of Science students with a scholarship and program activities that are designed to support, welcome, and address the needs of math and science students who change from one of Penn State's twenty-three campuses to University Park in their junior year.

2015 Science Dean's Scholar Participants


Accepted students are matched with peer mentors, a transition adviser, and enjoy program activities that provide them with opportunities to learn more about University Park resources and career options.

The scholarships are in the amount of $4,000 per year at University Park, as long as the student continues to make progress toward a science or math degree at Penn State.


All students who are eligible to change location from another Penn State campus to University Park to complete a math or science degree in the Eberly College of Science may apply for this scholarship.  Please see the college entrance to major and change-of-assignment requirements for more information.

Our college goal is to be inclusive: we encourage students of all backgrounds to apply for this scholarship.

How to Apply

Fill out an online application and provide one letter of recommendation from a math or science faculty member. Please ask your faculty recommenders to send the letters of recommendation via email to Sara Roser-Jones, advising program coordinator, at ssr129@psu.edu.

Deadline Dates

2017 application deadline has been extended!

Applications must be submitted by Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 5pm.

The application for students who plan to transition to University Park in August, 2017 is now open. The application and letter of recommendation must be submitted by January 27, 2017 for consideration.

For more information about the program and eligibility requirements contact Sara Roser-Jones at ssr129@psu.edu.

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