Penn Wolf Humanities Center Undergraduate Research Fellowships
University of Pennsylvania

United States
B.Com. (Bachelor of Commerce),B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science),B.A (Bachelor of Arts)
United States

Scholarship Overview

Wolf Humanities Center, University of Pennsylvania invites applications for Penn Wolf Humanities Center Undergraduate Research Fellowships 2021-22 from Penn undergraduate students who are interested in conducting extracurricular research in the humanities on some aspect of the Center's annual theme. Selected fellows will get the benefit of up to USD 2,000.


A total of 12 fellowships will be awarded under three different categories that include - 

  • Research Fellowship and Undergraduate Chair - One award of USD 2,000
  • Research Fellowship and Member, Executive Board - Two awards of USD 1,750
  • Research Fellowships - Up to nine awards of USD 1,500


  • Application form
  • Academic transcripts
  • Confidential letter of recommendation

Selection Criteria

Selection will be based on academic merit and evaluation of the documents.

Terms and Conditions

  • Fellows are required to attend and participate in biweekly meetings as well as the Undergraduate Humanities Forum Research Conference, scheduled next academic year for Friday, March 25, 2022.
  • Additional opportunities and outings for fellows will be announced during the year. 
  • The application form and an unofficial copy of transcripts should be uploaded as one PDF file. The students are advised to name the file as 'LastName_FirstName.pdf'. 


To be eligible, an applicant must:

  • Be a Penn undergraduate student from any school
  • Be interested in conducting extracurricular research in the humanities on some aspect of the Center's annual theme
  • Be a full time, on-campus student for the full academic year of the award
  • Be in good academic standing

How To Apply

Follow the steps below to apply for the fellowship:

Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button and read all details.
Step 2: Fill in the required details
Step 3: Upload the supporting documents and the completed application form.
Step 4: Submit the application