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Recent News

Penn Fulbrighters for 2019-20
May 1, 2019
The Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CURF) wishes to heartily congratulate Penn students and alums who have been offered Fulbright grants for the 2019-2020 academic year. This list will be updated as we hear back from host countries over the next several months.
Fellowships and Research Grant Recipient Photos
May 8, 2019
Last week we collected the recipients of fellowships and research grants and took some photos! If you were in attendance, or if you want to spread the good news about our recipients, click through to see links to photosets.
Alison McFarland (COL '18) and Ben Griffiths (COL/WH '17) named Yenching Scholars
May 2, 2019
Two alumni of the University of Pennsylvania, Alison McFarland (COL ’18) and Ben Griffiths (COL/WH ’17), have been selected as Yenching Scholars in the fifth cohort at the Yenching Academy of Peking University, the second and third from Penn since the program’s inception. They will join approximately 125 outstanding young scholars from more than 40 countries to enroll in an interdisciplinary master’s program in China Studies this September.
Four Penn undergraduates receive Goldwater Scholarships
April 29, 2019
Three juniors and one sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania have been selected as Goldwater Scholars by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation, which provides scholarships of as much as $7,500 to undergraduate students interested in research careers in the natural sciences, math, or engineering.
Luis Bravo (COL'19) on life and research at Penn
April 26, 2019
Luis is a 2018 recipient of the Hassenfeld Foundation Social Impact Research Grant and Ruth Marcus Kanter College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant. With CURF’s support, he researched challenges Philadelphians face when seeking and obtaining legal assistance. He is majoring in Sociology and Political Science and completed this project as part of his senior thesis.

Upcoming Deadlines

The Raymond W. Sarber Awards
Application Deadline: July 1, 2019
Mitchell Scholarship
Application Deadline: August 15, 2019
Rhodes Scholarship
Application Deadline: August 15, 2019
Marshall Scholarship
Application Deadline: August 15, 2019
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Application Deadline: August 27, 2019
Schwarzman Scholarship
Application Deadline: September 26, 2019
Scoville Peace Fellowship
Application Deadline: October 1, 2019
Churchill Scholarship
Application Deadline: October 8, 2019
Knight-Hennessy Scholars
Application Deadline: October 9, 2019
Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Application Deadline: October 10, 2019