Research opportunities within HSOC include
- Independent Study
- Capstone Courses
- Senior Honors Thesis
Research opportunities, funding and fellowships
Research assistant and intern positions may be found via
Additional CURF information
Penn’s Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CURF) provides information and support for Penn students and alumni considering applying for grants and fellowships. The filterable Fellowships Directory allows you to search for fellowships before and after graduation.
Students unfamiliar with fellowships should review the online Fellowships 101 slide deck, attend an upcoming information session, and call the CURF office at 215-746-6488 to schedule an individual fellowships consultation.
--The Fulbright grant, which provides a living stipend, health insurance, and travel reimbursement for 8-12 months of international research, study, or teaching English in any of over 140 countries around the world
--The Gates Cambridge Scholarship, which provides a living stipend, tuition, fees, and travel for one, two, or three years (with possible extension for a 4th year) to earn a graduate degree in any field at the University of Cambridge
--The Thouron Award, which provides a living stipend, tuition, fees, and travel for one or two years of graduate study at any university in the United Kingdom
--The President’s Engagement and Innovation Prizes, which provide a $50,000 living stipend plus up to $100,000 in project costs for social impact projects designed to improve the lives of others
--And many others, which can be found by searching CURF’s Fellowships Directory
CHART of CURF OPPORTUNITIES BY YEAR (freshperson, sophomore, junior, senior)