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Research

Many Penn students come to Penn wanting to "do research", but figuring out what that means and how to go about it can be daunting.  CURF is here to help!  

Here's how:

  • Sign up via this form for access to our Canvas site, a one-stop-shop for resources & info on every step in the process
  • Learn more about who, what, where, and why undergraduates do research.
  • Get advice from people who can help.
  • Find a faculty advisor.
  • Investigate funding or academic credit options.
  • Schedule an advising appointment with Dr. Ann Vernon-Grey or Graduate Fellow Nancy Roane.

Upcoming Research Deadlines

The Water Center at Penn Student Research Support Program
Application Deadline: September 30, 2020
Mongolia Field School Program
Application Deadline: October 12, 2020
Vagelos Undergraduate Research Grant
Application Deadline: October 25, 2020
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant
Application Deadline: October 25, 2020
Pincus-Magaziner Family Undergraduate Research Fund
Application Deadline: October 25, 2020
NASA Internships and Fellowships
Application Deadline: November 6, 2020
Louis Schwartz and Elaine Friedman Schwartz Memorial Fund
Application Deadline: November 6, 2020
Brenner Special Opportunity Awards
Application Deadline: November 6, 2020
Goldfein Research Awards
Application Deadline: November 6, 2020
Penn Undergraduate Research Mentoring Program (PURM)
Application Deadline: January 15, 2021