Department of

Civil and Environmental Engineering



Your college education will be one of the most important investments of your life. Penn State offers a variety of financial aid programs to help students meet their educational expenses. The number of awards is limited and the competition is keen. The types of aid offered by the university such as fellowships, scholarships, grants, loans, and work study, are discussed in detail at the Office of Student Aid. In addition, the Department offers financial assistance in the form of departmental scholarships, teaching internships, work study and wage payroll positions.

Forms to file

1. The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Scholarship Application Form
Required to be considered for any scholarship from the department
Deadline: Applications will be accepted between April 1 and April 30 each academic year

2. Free Application for Federal and State Aid (FAFSA)
Required for scholarships that stipulate financial need. If you have questions about the FASFA form, please contact the Office of Student Aid by phone at 814-865-6301.
Deadline: This financial form should be filed as soon as possible after January 1 and no later than April 15.


Departmental scholarships are available to Penn State students enrolled in the Civil Engineering major or those planning to enroll in the Civil Engineering major. Sophomores are encouraged to complete the departmental form in the spring semester preceding entry to the major.

Other Scholarship Sources

College of Engineering (
Undergraduate Fellowships Office (