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Undergraduate Exhibition

Application Deadline:





Penn State's annual Undergraduate Exhibition communicates and celebrates the participation of undergraduate students from across the University in research and creative endeavors. Undergraduate students from all Penn State campuses are invited to enter poster presentations to showcase their work to a general audience. The exhibition is open to the public.

Posters may be entered in the arts and humanities (including visual arts), engineering, health and life sciences, physical sciences, and social and behavioral sciences (including business) or as course-based projects in any discipline. See poster guidelines for additional information.


Poster Judging Categories

Arts and Humanities (including Visual Arts)
Health and Life Sciences
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences (including Business)
Course-based Research Projects (all disciplines)

Projects may be entered in only one category. Only one poster per student is permitted.

Terms of Award:

Monetary prizes are awarded to the top entries in each category. The Gerald A. Hauser Award is given to the exhibition entry judged to be best overall. Other awards include the Phi Kappa Phi Peter T. Luckie Award for Outstanding Research by a Junior and the University Libraries Award for Information Literacy.

Please Submit:

Entry forms must also be printed, signed by the project adviser, and submitted by March Deadline to the Office of Undergraduate Education. No late entries will be accepted.

Questions about the Undergraduate Exhibition should be directed to Dr. Alan Rieck, Assistant Vice President and Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Education, 417 Old Main, phone: 814-863-1864, email:

Online Application: