Penn State University Scholarship/Summer Internship

SmithGroup is awarding eight scholarships to students currently enrolled in the undergraduate Architectural Engineering program at Penn State University. Students’ focus of study must be in the fields of mechanical, electrical, lighting or structural engineering. Each winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship and a paid internship position at SmithGroup’s Boston, Detroit or Washington, DC office during the summer of 2022.

Penn State University Scholarship winners Internships Architecture Engineering SmithGroup Detroit Washington DC

2018 - 2019 Scholarship Winners

Top from left: Dylan Gu- Mechanical Engineering, Brandon Hummel - Structural Engineering, Marie Mu - Mechanical Engineering, Sarah Paschl - Mechanical Engineering

Bottom from left: Ryan Sayre - Mechanical Engineering, John Sloane - Lighting Design, Katie Strohm - Electrical Engineering 


  • Scholarship candidates must be current students at Penn State University and have completed at least two years in the undergraduate Architectural Engineering program.
  • Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • Winners will be selected by representatives from SmithGroup’s Detroit and Washington, DC offices.



Application deadline for the 2022-2023 academic year is October 1, 2021.



All applicants must apply through the internship postings linked below and include a cover letter indicating why you are interested in the scholarship and internship opportunity with SmithGroup.