The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Visiting Undergraduate Research Scholar

Call for Applications
Become a visiting Huck Institutes Undergraduate Research Scholar and attend the Life Sciences Symposium at Penn State, May 18-19, 2017.
We are seeking applications from current junior undergraduates who will be applying to graduate school in fall 2017.
The deadline for applications is March 17, 2017.

Penn State will reimburse accepted Huck Institutes Undergraduate Research Scholars for travel and provide accommodations for participation in the annual Penn State Life Sciences Symposium. At the symposium, Huck Institutes Undergraduate Research Scholars will be provided opportunities to explore life sciences research labs, centers of excellence, and core instrumentation facilities; meet with our world-class faculty; learn about life sciences graduate programs and network with the dynamic life sciences research community; and present a poster of their research. 


To apply: submit a one-page description of your research interests and career goals, an unofficial transcript, a 500-word abstract of your research, and a letter of reference from your primary research adviser. Up to six undergraduate research scholars will be selected to participate.

All applications may be submitted via e-mail to