Honors, Grants, & Awards

From honor societies to travel grants, Penn undergraduates have a wide range of opportunities to take advantage of and awards to aim for.

Phi Beta Kappa
Learn about the eligibility and selection process for the Delta Chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa honors society, established at Penn in 1892.

University Scholars
Designed for intellectually dynamic students with a demonstrated commitment to research, the University Scholars program provides research funding as well as weekly presentations that bring Scholars and mentors together from across the disciplines.

Funding for Study Abroad
Information about the many scholarships and fellowships established by Penn or outside organizations that provide financial aid for undergraduate study abroad.

Penn Offices Supporting Undergraduate Research

Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CURF)
Information about research grants and fellowships for undergraduates, advice on how to get started, and more.

Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)
Information about CUR’s extensive consulting services, mentor network, registry of undergraduate researchers and more.

President's Engagement Prize-Winners Launch Social Impact Projects

Five members of Penn’s Class of 2015 have already begun projects destined to make a profound impact on individuals and communities around the world, with support from the President’s Engagement Prizes.

Five recent graduates, representing Penn’s four undergraduate schools—Nursing, Arts & Sciences, Engineering, and Business—are poised to start work on the world-bettering projects that won each of them an inaugural President’s Engagement Prize.

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School Research Opportunities

Find examples of outstanding student research, along with helpful information to guide undergraduates toward finding mentors and research positions at Penn Engineering.

The College
Learn about undergraduate research opportunities in a wide range of disciplines. Includes information about summer internships, undergraduate research publications, the mentoring program, and more.

Biomedical Graduate Studies Summer Undergraduate Internship Program (SUIP)
Learn more about this program designed for students interested in graduate study in the biomedical sciences, including areas of research, program activities, funding, and more.