Posted: February 4, 2020

The Penn State Center for Pollinator Research is seeking undergraduate student applicants for the Dutch Gold Honey Scholarship for bee research, preferably on honey bees but projects on other bees will be considered as well.

The successful candidates will receive a scholarship of $3000 and the opportunity to participate in research with a faculty member from the Center in the Fall 2020 semester, or longer if desired. Students are expected to commit 10 hours/week to their research project.

This scholarship is awarded to undergraduates enrolled in the College of Agricultural Sciences who have completed or are registered for 300 and 400 level courses in Entomology. However, if you are completing a minor in Entomology, you may also be eligible. Please inquire with .

Interested students should submit their applications to by May 1, 2020. Applicants will be notified of the decision of the selection committee by May 15, 2020. Applications should include a one page cover letter describing the applicant's interests in bee research and a brief letter of support from a faculty member. Students should directly contact faculty members they are interested in working with, or contact Heather Hines for assistance in identifying a faculty mentor.