Call for Applications, 2015–2016Topic: Sex
Application Deadline Extended: April 8, 2015
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The Penn Humanities Forum announces the availability of twelve
research fellowships for the 2015–2016 academic year for full-time Penn undergraduates enrolled in any school who are interested in conducting independent research outside their academic coursework.
Project proposals must relate to the Forum’s 2015–2016
Awards are available in the following categories:
$1500 research fellowships
$1750 steering committee fellowships
Click here for descriptions of each award category.
Students are encouraged to consider
a variety of projects: research papers, performances, original exhibitions, multimedia, or
innovative designs. Work may involve travel to libraries, archives, or
other institutions. The only restriction on the content of proposals is that they must relate to PHF's topic, Sex.
PHF Fellows are required to be in residence at Penn during their fellowship year and to attend biweekly seminars and other informal gatherings throughout the year, sometimes in the company of the Forum's guest speakers. Students are encouraged to
organize academic or cultural events for the group during the year according to their individual interests
(e.g., a speaker, museum or concert trip, etc.). Fellows also help organize and attend the spring Undergraduate
Humanities Forum Conference, at which they present their completed projects.