Jumpstart for Juniors

**Please note that priority will be given to submissions that detail projects which can be undertaken within the current COVID-19 restrictions.**

General Information

Past Projects Funded

Contact Information

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

Hoesley Digital Literacy Fellows Program

The Penn Libraries welcomes current juniors and seniors to apply for the Hoesley Digital Literacy Fellows Program. Partially funded by a generous gift from Board Member Jim Hoesley and his wife Sandee Hoesley, and conducted in collaboration with Career Services, the School of Arts and Sciences, and the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CURF), this program encourages creative exploration of technologies commonly used in our rapidly evolving 21st century workplace and beyond.

Contact Information

For more information and some history on this fellowship visit:

https://www.library.upenn.edu/collections/digital-projects/hoesley-digital-literacy-program

Questions about the Hoesley Digital Literacy Fellowship? Reach out to us at hoesleyfellowship@lists.upenn.edu

When writing, please be sure to include your name, year of graduation, the best email to reach you at and any questions you have about the fellowship.

Gutmann-Doyle Research Opportunities Fund

The Amy Gutmann and Michael Doyle Research Opportunities Fund is used at the discretion of the director of CURF to assist students with activities associated with their independent research projects. This may include covering the cost of travel to research sites, or assisting with living expenses during a research project away from campus. The funding is only available on an emergency basis when there are no other sources of funding available and can not be used in conjunction with other funding sources. Applicants can expect to receive no more than $500 from this fund.

Department of South Asia Studies Undergraduate Research Grants

The Department of South Asia Studies invites applications for the South Asia Undergraduate Research Awards.

Application deadline April 1 or otherwise stated on the SAST website.

The South Asia Studies department will award up to two research/travel grants (maximum of $3000 each) for Spring-Summer 2019 to support undergraduate research projects involving travel to South Asia.

 

Q: Do I need to be a SAST major or minor?

A: NO!

Q: Do I need to be in The College?

A: NO!

Contact Information

Alexandra Zeiger
Department Coordinator
South Asia Studies Department
255 S. 36th St. 820 Williams Hall
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104
215-898-7475
zeigera@sas.upenn.edu

Andrea Mitchell Center Undergraduate Research Grants

The Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy will award up to 10 undergraduate research fellowships for projects to be begun in the summer of 2021 and completed during the 2021-2022 academic year.

Contact Information

Dr. Ann Vernon-Grey
anneliza@upenn.edu
Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships
The ARCH, 3601 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6244
215-746-6488

Applications should be made via the CURF website.  For further information, contact Matthew Roth, Administrator of the Andrea Mitchell Center, at maroth@sas.upenn.edu.

Communication within the Curriculum

Through the Emerging Scholar Talk (EST) competition, CWiC celebrates both strong research projects and solid speaking abilities by providing students with a public forum in which to talk about their academic work. Emerging Scholars may present any type of research in any field that they have conducted independently at Penn. This may include independent studies, senior theses, class projects, etc. All undergraduates in all four schools are welcome and encouraged to apply.

camra Fellows

The fundamental objective of the CAMRA Mellon Fellowship Program is to increase the national pipeline of undergraduate students who complete Ph.D. programs in core fields that engage with both the theoretical and practical underpinnings of multimedia research, interrogating the politics of representation and power at play in visual scholarship and media, as well as harnessing the potential of visual methods to democratize the production of knowledge in academic spaces.

Contact Information

CAMRA

Bodek Prize for Research on Interracial and Interfaith Relations

The Urban Studies Program, through funding from “The Gordon Bodek Program in Urban Studies for Enhancing Dialogue, Inquiry, and Public Sensitivity about Interracial and Interfaith Relations” seeks to encourage outstanding undergraduate research on issues related to this topic.  The Gordon Bodek Prize will be awarded annually to a student in any of the undergraduate departments and schools at Penn for the best paper addressing issues of interracial and interfaith relations.

Contact Information

Dr. Ann Vernon-Grey
anneliza@upenn.edu
Phone: 215-746-6488

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