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President's Innovation Prize

Open to US Citizens & non-US Citizens

President’s Innovation Prize

Created by Penn President Amy Gutmann to strengthen the University of Pennsylvania’s commitment to innovation through the Penn Compact 2020, the President’s Innovation Prize will provide a graduating Penn senior, or team of graduating seniors, $100,000 (plus a $50,000 living stipend per team member) to envision and implement an innovative commercial venture that makes a positive difference in the world.

Penn Deadline: January 24, 2020 (TENTATIVE)


Penn’s Application Process

  • For detailed application instructions along with additional information about this Prize, please visit the Prizes section of CURF’s website.


Contact Information

Seth Zweifler
Office of the President​​​​​​​

Fellowship Availability


Fellowship Type

Project Work/Service

Fellowship Eligibility