Gelfman International Summer Fund

General Information

The Gelfman International Summer Fund has been established by Robert W. Gelfman (Wharton ’53) to create opportunities for personally enriching international research and/or service for students in the summer between their junior and senior year.

Past Projects Funded

Contact Information

Dr. Ann Vernon-Grey
anneliza@upenn.edu
Please call 215-746-6488 to schedule an appointment

The Water Center at Penn Student Research Support Program

Program summary: The Water Center at Penn encourages Penn undergraduate students from any discipline to apply for this competitive student grant program to promote research in water science, policy and sustainability. The grant also aims to recognize academic excellence and prepare students towards leadership by encouraging applied research and community engagement.

Contact Information

For any questions, contact Swati Hegde (swatih@sas.upenn.edu)

ASPB Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships

The American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) fund promising undergraduate students so they can conduct research in plant biology during the early part of their college careers. SURF recipients must present their research at ASPB’s annual Plant Biology meeting in the year following the fellowship award.

Contact Information

Winnie Nham, ASPB Education Coordinator

American Society of Plant Biologists
15501 Monona Drive
Rockville, MD 20855
Email: wnham@aspb.org
Phone: 301-296-0902
Fax: 301-279-2996

Field Research Fellowship Program with American Center for Mongolian Studies

The American Center for Mongolian Studies (ACMS), with funding support from the US State Department Educational and Cultural Affairs Bureau and the Council of American Overseas Research Centers, invites applications for the eight year for the ACMS Field Research Fellowship Program.

Contact Information

For additional information and questions on the program and application process, please contact the ACMS using the phone or email contact: info@mongoliacenter.org.

Louis Schwartz and Elaine Friedman Schwartz Memorial Fund

The Jewish Studies Program at Penn is pleased to invite applications from Penn undergraduate and graduate students for research support for academic projects in or related to Jewish studies from the Louis Schwartz and Elaine Friedman Schwartz Memorial Fund. You can apply for funding to support travel, research material and other assistance related to the research or performance experience of the students.

Contact Information

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

American Friends of Herculaneum (AFOH) Scholarships

The American Friends of Herculaneum (AFOH) are pleased to announce scholarships for research on a topic related to Herculaneum (preferably) or other ancient sites around the Bay of Naples. Eligible topics include, but are not limited to archaeology, architecture, art history, conservation, history, historiography, papyrology, and philology.  Participation in field schools and photographic campaigns are also eligible.

Center for the Study of Ethnicity, Race, and Immigration (CSERI) Turner Schulman Undergraduate Fellowships

The Center for the Study of Ethnicity, Race and Immigration (CSERI) will award up to 10 undergraduate research fellowships for projects starting in the 2019-2020 academic year. This CFA has a rolling submission and will close when 10 recipients have been selected for funding.

Contact Information

For further information, contact Anne Kalbach, Administrator of the Center for the Study of Ethnicity, Race, and Immigration at akalbach@sas.upenn.edu.

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