Penn State Penn State: College of the Liberal Arts

Research Eligibility Requirements

Research Eligibility Requirements

Selection Criteria

  • To be eligible, students must have at least a 3.5 GPA, overall and in their major.
  • Economics major or a Business/Math major with an Economics minor.
  • Other disciplines may be considered on an exception basis but must demonstrate some level of interest in Economics.
  • Must be at least a sophomore.
  • Cannot be graduating in the semester during which the position is to be held.
  • Prior recipients are eligible for a second research experience in the program, subject to these same conditions.

Hours Worked

Expectation is 125 hours with a minimum threshold of 100 hours per student.