Penn Undergraduate Research Mentoring Program (PURM)

Past Projects Funded

Contact Information

Dr. Kerry Milch, Associate Director for Undergraduate Research
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Dr. Ann Vernon-Grey, Senior Associate Director for Undergraduate Research
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Penn Undergraduate Sustainability Action Grant

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

General Information

Contact Information

Dr. Kerry Milch, Associate Director for Undergraduate Research
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Schedule an appointment with Dr. Milch

Dr. Ann Vernon-Grey, Senior Associate Director for Undergraduate Research
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Schedule an appointment with Dr. Vernon-Grey

Penn Museum Field Research Grants

The Penn Museum provides support for current Penn undergraduate and graduate students to pursue field research related to Archaeology and Anthropology. Read about past projects funded by Museum grants under Students in the Field on the Penn Museum Blog.

The Penn Museum accepts applications twice a year for winter and summer projects. Requests for grant support up to a maximum of $1050 will be considered. 

Applications should prepare:

Wolf Humanities Center

The Wolf Humanities Center offers 12 fellowships for the 2022–2023 academic year to Penn undergraduates from any school who are interested in conducting humanities research on some aspect of Heritage, the Forum's theme next year. Applicants must be full time and in good academic standing. 

Contact Information

Sara Varney, Associate Director, saravarney@sas.upenn.edu

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. Kerry Milch, Associate Director for Undergraduate Research
Email Dr. Milch
Schedule an appointment with Dr. Milch

Dr. Ann Vernon-Grey, Senior Associate Director for Undergraduate Research
Email Dr. Vernon-Grey
Schedule an appointment with Dr. Vernon-Grey

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.

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 2022 and completed during the 2022-2023 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.

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