City Semester Philadelphia

Student Application

Applications for Summer 2020 can be completed here: Summer Application

The Fall and Spring Application is available below.

Apply for Fall and Spring offerings below. Eligibility criteria includes:

  • Recipients will be undergraduates in good standing at Penn State University.
  • This program is open to students from any major.
  • Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis.  Please check the semester(s) for which you want to apply:

    Spring 2020Fall 2020Spring 2021Fall 2021
    First Name:

    Last Name:

    Mailing Address:


    State: Zip:



    Student ID#:




    Number of Hours Completed (leave empty if you do not major in RPTM):

    How did you hear about the program?

    Fellowship/Scholarship Interest:

    I am interested in being considered for a Pepsi Urban Sustainability Fellowship of $2,500.
    I am interested in being considered for an Engaged Scholarship Grant of $2,500.

    Community Internship Placement Preference: In order to help us in our recruiting efforts, we’d like to know more about your preferences. This information will help us to find appropriate community placements and to make the best matches possible between students and projects. Indicate which types of organizations you prefer for community placement.

    Check one:
    Full Time (40 Hours Per Week)Part Time (20 Hours Per Week)

    Check all that apply:
    City GovernmentFederally Qualified Health CenterHuman/Social Service AgencyMuseums/Cultural/Arts InstitutionsPublic Neighborhood Schools K-12Community Organizing/Building

    Check all that apply:
    Children and YouthElderly Care/IntergenerationalAlcohol/Drug Harm ReductionConservancy/EnvironmentImmigrant/Refugee PopulationsCrossing Racial/Cultural BoundariesLGBTQCriminal JusticeEducationCommunity Arts/MediaInnovation/New TechnologiesPublic PedagogyHealthLand UseUrban PlanningAdvocacy and PolicyUrban Food SystemsCommunity Development/Organizing

    Attach Personal Statement:

    Attach Resumé:

    Letter of Recommendation:
    **Please ask your faculty member or employer to send a letter of recommendation to Carly Pourzand, Community Engagement Specialist at