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May 27, 2020
The Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CURF) wishes to heartily congratulate Penn students and alums who have been offered Fulbright grants for the 2020-2021 academic year. The awards are announced on a rolling basis, determined by the host country. This list is current as of May 27.
May 27, 2020
Adam sits down with us to talk about his decision to apply to the inaugural Global Rhodes Scholarship, and the benefits he gained from the application process.
Paul Lin
May 8, 2020
University of Pennsylvania junior Paul Lin has been selected as a Udall Scholar by the Udall Foundation, which awards scholarships of as much as $7,000 each to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment.
May 8, 2020
Forty-two Penn students and alumni have been awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. These students and alumni were selected from over 13,000 applications nationwide. We congratulate these students, who have demonstrated exemplary commitment to their research, as well as the faculty mentors who have provided them with guidance and support along the way
PEP and PIP recipients
May 7, 2020
University of Pennsylvania President  Amy Gutmann  today announced the recipients of the 2020 President’s Engagement Prize and President’s Innovation Prize. Awarded annually, the Prizes empower Penn students to design and undertake post-graduation projects that make a positive, lasting difference in the world. Each Prizewinning project will receive $100,000, as well as a $50,000 living stipend per team member. The Prizes are the largest of their kind in higher education.
Penn juniors Annah Chollett (left) and Camilo Duran have been named 2020 Truman Scholars
April 15, 2020
Two University of Pennsylvania juniors, Annah Chollet and Camilo Duran, have received Harry S. Truman Scholarships, a merit-based award of as much as $30,000 for graduate or professional school to prepare for careers in public service.
Shadrack Frimpong
April 15, 2020
Shadrack Frimpong , University of Pennsylvania graduate and 2015 Presidents Engagement Prize winner, has been awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship to pursue a Ph.D. in public health and primary care at the University of Cambridge in England.
Professor David Zaring
April 9, 2020
BFS and Wharton professor David Zaring spoke recently with Wharton Business Daily radio about the role of banks during the present economic downturn.
Misha McDaniel
March 31, 2020
University of Pennsylvania junior Misha McDaniel has been awarded a 2020 Beinecke Scholarship to pursue graduate education.
Irwin Arieff, 1968
March 30, 2020
This profile comes from Irwin Arieff, a BFS alumnus who has spent his life reporting on international politics. Read Irwin's words here!
Four recipients of the Goldwater Scholarship
March 27, 2020
Four juniors at the University of Pennsylvania have been selected as Goldwater Scholars by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship & Excellence in Education Foundation, which provides scholarships of as much as $7,500 to undergraduate students interested in pursuing research careers in the natural sciences, mathematics, or engineering. Each year Penn’s Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CURF) nominates four students for the award and provides advising. The 2020 Goldwater Scholars from Penn are Regina Fairbanks from Broomall, Pennsylvania; Samuel Goldstein from Jacksonville, Florida; Adam Konkol from Union Beach, New Jersey; and Shreya Parchure, from Fremont, California.

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