Departmental or other non-CURF-administered grants and programs

Positive Psychology Center Undergraduate Research Assistants

PART-TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY FOR PENN UNDERGRADS

The Penn Positive Psychology Center is looking to hire 1-2 Penn undergraduates to help coordinate our resilience training programs this Summer, and into the Fall and Spring. This is an excellent opportunity to build your resume while learning valuable skills for your future career. There is also the possibility that students can continue beyond graduation in a part-time or full-time position.

Merle Saunders Schaff Memorial Awards

Merle Saunders Schaff Memorial Awards of $200 are offered each spring for the best essay (or comparable expression) demonstrating creative thinking on any subject related to the archaeology of Ancient Israel or to Judaic religious thought through the Middle Ages. A special prize of $500 will be given for a suitable essay in the area that led the donor to establish the prize, namely, connections between Celtic Christianity and the religious culture of the ancient Hebrews.

Contact Information

Jewish Studies Program: jsp-info@sas.upenn.edu

Louis Schwartz and Elaine Friedman Schwartz Memorial Fund

AWARD GUIDELINES

These research awards are intended to cover research projects and study programs in or related to Jewish studies. Students can apply for funding to support travel, research material and other assistance related to the research. 

Applicants for summer funding should apply at the spring deadline.

Research awards will be administered according to the following guidelines:

Contact Information

Jewish Studies Program: jsp-info@sas.upenn.edu

Brenner Special Opportunity Awards

The Brenner Special Opportunity Awards, finance special needs not otherwise covered by grants, such as travel to conferences or special courses of study.

AWARD GUIDELINES

These research awards are intended to cover research projects and study programs in or related to Jewish studies. Students can apply for funding to support travel, research material and other assistance related to the research. 

Applicants for summer funding should apply at the spring deadline.

Contact Information

Jewish Studies Program: jsp-info@sas.upenn.edu

Goldfein Research Awards

The Goldfein Research Awards are intended to cover research projects and study programs. 

AWARD GUIDELINES

These research awards are intended to cover research projects and study programs in or related to Jewish studies. Students can apply for funding to support travel, research material and other assistance related to the research. 

Applicants for summer funding should apply at the spring deadline.

Research awards will be administered according to the following guidelines:

Contact Information

Jewish Studies Program: jsp-info@sas.upenn.edu

The Urban Studies Program Gordon Fellowship

From the inception of the Urban Studies Program at Penn, connecting theory and practice has been one of our guiding principles. In this spirit, we offer the Gordon Fellowship, sponsored by alumnus Jacques Gordon (URBS1978) and his family. Winners of the Gordon Fellowship will receive a $5,000 stipend to explore careers that would lead to improving the quality of life in cities, whether in the public, non-profit, or private sectors and will benefit from career mentoring through alumni activities during the school year. 

Contact Information

Urban Studies

Penn Program on Opinion Research and Election Studies Student Research Fellowship

The Penn Program on Opinion Research and Election Studies (PORES) is an undergraduate research program committed to conducting high-quality social research in the public interest on issues of national and international importance.

PORES aims to develop a data-driven approach to understanding political outcomes in the United States through public opinion survey research and poll analysis.

Contact Information

PORES email: penn-pores@sas.upenn.edu

Andrew Arenge, Assistant Director of the Penn Program on Opinion Research and Election Studies, aarenge@sas.upenn.edu

MindCore: Undergraduate Summer Fellowship Program in Interdisciplinary Mind and Brain Studies

The MindCORE Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania offers a paid ten-week summer research program for undergraduate students from Penn (the Lila R. Gleitman Summer Fellowships) as well as for select students from other institutions. We seek a cohort of students from diverse backgrounds who are interested in interdisciplinary approaches to the study of the mind and brain. Our Program includes one week of workshop-style sessions with faculty as well as a short course in programming, followed by nine weeks of research experience in a MindCORE-affiliated faculty member’s lab.

Contact Information

pennmindcore@sas.upenn.edu

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