Within the OVPR

Meet our current postdoctoral fellows

Meet our diverse group of current recipients, continuing fellows and former fellows.

University Research Foundation Awardees

The Vice Provost for Research has awarded over $1,000,000 in grants to Penn researchers who applied in the Fall of 2017, including 28 grants to SAS.  

Funding & Fellowships

Centers & Institutes

The University’s integrated campus facilitates unique investigative collaborations across disciplines and research at Penn’s Centers and Institutes represent some of the most cutting edge investigations taking place in the world today. A searchable database of the University’s many Centers and Institutes is to the left. On behalf of the Provost, the Vice Provost for Research oversees the 8 University-wide Centers & Institutes featured below.

Featured Institutes

Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Center for Public Health Intiatives

Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter

Mahoney Institute for Neurological Sciences

Center for Cognitive Neuroscience

Center for Neuroscience and Society

Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics

Penn Institute for Urban Research

Regulatory Topics


If you are interested in applying for this year’s Hartwell Research Award contact vprgrant@upenn.edu.


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