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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 are now closed.
Members of the Penn community - faculty, research centers, institutes, programs, and student groups - can apply for funding to bring an international policy visitor to Penn from abroad. Grants are available up to $3,500. Applications are now closed.
We offer postdoctoral fellowship programs related to our research areas.
Perry World House Postdoctoral Fellowships: We are seeking excellent scholars who study global affairs and have interests in interdisciplinary outreach and policy relevance.
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.
We encourage undergraduate students from across Penn's four Schools to apply for our Undergraduate Essay Prize. The goal of the prize is to spotlight the most robust and insightful undergraduate writing and analysis about the ways policy can address contemporary world challenges. [Applications are now closed.]
Perry World House's newest essay prize highlights outstanding graduate writing about the ways policy can address major global challenges. [Applications are now closed.]
This year, we've again partnered with Foreign Affairs for the Perry World House-Foreign Affairs Emerging Scholars Policy Prize. This $10,000 prize encourages scholars to translate their own academic work to be more accessible to a broader policy audience. [Applications are now closed]