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Perry World House offers a broad range of grant and fellowship opportunities for students and scholars alike.
Each academic year, we offer a variety of opportunities for Penn faculty and scholars, and experts from around the world, to work with us. Together, we advance research on policy-relevant global topics. Take a look at the grants and other support available below.
Penn faculty can apply for funding to make their teaching more policy-relevant, with grants available to design a new course, invite guest speakers, and more. Applications close on November 23, 2020.
Members of the Penn community - faculty, research centers, institutes, programs, and student groups - can apply for funding of up to $1,000 to bring an international policy visitor to Penn from abroad, using virtual learning, programming, and engagement strategies. Applications are open on a rolling basis.
This programs supports Penn faculty from any school or discipline to collaborate with Perry World House on one- to two-day academic workshops, with support of up to $20,000 available.
This program brings untenured, but tenure-track, faculty at either the assistant or associate level from around the world to Philadelphia for a semester or year of writing, fellowship, and bridging the gap between academia and the policy world. Applications close on January 4, 2021.
We offer a range of postdoctoral fellowship programs related to our research areas. Applications for our 2021-22 postdoctoral fellowships open on November 9, 2020 and close on January 4, 2021.
Borders and Boundaries Postdoctoral Fellowships: Our Borders and Boundaries Project is looking to fill two one-year, renewable postdoctoral fellow positions.
Global Innovation Program Postdoctoral Fellowships: Every year, we bring several postdoctoral fellows to campus to work on our two main research themes.
Penn Identity and Conflict Lab Postdoctoral Fellowship: The Penn Identity and Conflict Lab (PIC) is dedicated to addressing a range of critical questions on inter-group conflict.
Visiting Fellows and Visiting Scholars
Apply to Become or Nominate a Visiting Fellow: Our Visiting Fellows come from around the world to Penn, bringing expertise from government, international institutions, think thanks, and boardrooms.
Apply to Become or Nominate a Visiting Scholar: Our Visiting Scholars program brings distinguished academics and renowned thought leaders to Penn to collaborate on research.
In 2020, we've partnered with Foreign Affairs for the Perry World House-Foreign Affairs Emerging Scholars Policy Prize. This $10,000 prize encourages non-tenured scholars to translate their own academic work to be more accessible to a broader policy audience. Applications close on July 1, 2020.