Academic Financial Support

Graduate students at the Larson Institute are supported by a variety of governmental and industrial fellowships and traineeships and by research and teaching assistantships. Stipends for fellows and trainees are available through the College of Engineering. Grants-in-aid covering tuition accompany these stipends.

To inquire about these opportunities with the Larson Institute, call 814-865-1891.

For general information on University loans and scholarships, visit the Office of Student Loans & Scholarships.



The Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute is Penn State’s transportation research center. Since its founding in 1968, the Larson Institute has maintained a threefold mission of research, education, and service. The Institute brings together top faculty, world-class facilities and enterprising students from across the University in partnership with public and private stakeholders to address critical transportation-related problems.

Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute

201 Transportation Research Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4710

Phone: 814-865-1891