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Deadline: 03/21/2023 (Tentative)

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. 

Fellows become members of the Wolf Undergraduate Humanities Forum, a community of Penn undergrads who meet to discuss and present their research and pursue various academic and cultural activities of common interest. Fellows are required to attend and participate in regularly scheduled meetings. In-person meetings will be held biweekly on Fridays, 2:00–4:00pm. Fellows are also required to participate in the day-long Undergraduate Humanities Forum Research Conference, scheduled next academic year for Friday, March 24, 2023. Additional opportunities and outings for fellows will be announced during the year.

Awards are available in three categories:

  1. Research Fellowship and Undergraduate Chair (one $2000 award)
  2. Research Fellowship and Member, Executive Board (two $1750 awards)
  3. Research Fellowships (up to nine $1500 awards)

Full fellowship and application details:

Preferred Qualifications


  • Penn undergraduates from any school who are interested in conducting research on some aspect of the Forum's theme
  • Students must be full time, on campus for the full academic year of the award, and in good academic standing

Application Requirements:

  • Completed application form
  • Transcript
  • Letter of Recommendation


Research Offering Type

Grant, Independent Research



Undergraduate School

College, Engineering, Nursing, Wharton



Contact Information

Sara Varney, Associate Director,