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Fellowships are funding opportunities for promising Penn students and alumni to engage in study, research, service, or education, either domestically or abroad. This can include activities such as:

  • Graduate Study (these fellowships usually pay tuition, fees, and a living stipend)
  • Undergraduate Tuition
  • Independent Research
  • Project Implementation
  • Foreign Language Study
  • Teaching English Abroad
  • Unique Work/Service Opportunities

There is no cap on the number of fellowships that you may apply to.  To figure out which ones might be the best fit for you, take a look at the following:

Have a look at the following presentation to understand the Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How of Fellowships
While CURF is happy to support students in applying to any fellowship from our directory or elsewhere, these are the most recognizable and commonly sought fellowships.
Each year dozens of University of Pennsylvania students and alumni receive a range of fellowships and awards.
Advice for every level of applicant.