Application Process

Application must be submitted no later than February 1 to be considered for a scholarship in the Leonhard Engineering Scholars Program for the following fall semester. Those selected for the program will be notified by May 1st. For questions or additional information please call 814-863-3064.

You will be required to login with your Friends of Penn State username and password to submit the application. After you have submitted your application, your faculty will receive an e-mail with a URL and instructions on uploading the letter of recommendation. This process must be completed within 48 hours of submitting the application in order to be considered.

Link to Application Form



The William & Wyllis Leonhard Engineering Scholars Program is a merit-based scholarship program for outstanding students in the College of Engineering. Through the Leonhards' generosity, this program offers students of exceptionally high ability and motivation an opportunity for study, financial support, leadership development, and enhancement activities at one of the nation's premier colleges of engineering. The overall goal of the program is to assist students in becoming World-Class Engineers.

The William & Wyllis Leonhard Engineering Scholars Program

101 Hammond Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4710

Phone: 814-863-3064