Funding

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research manages a number of internal funding opportunities on behalf of the University as well as access to external funding opportunities.

Internal Funding

The University Research Foundation (URF)

The URF, an internal funding program, accepts applications every fall and spring. SThe URF offers the following grant opportunities: Research Grants, Conference Support, Impact Seminar Grants, and Research Opportunity Development Grants, Phase 1 and Phase 2.

Limited Submission Opportunities:

For certain funding opportunities investigators will find that the University as a whole can only a finite number of applications. The Office of the Vice Provost for Research (OVPR) coordinates the selection process for grant competitions in instances where a limited number of applications are accepted.

External Funding

Sponsored Programs Information Network (SPIN)

For Penn constituents interested in new sponsorship opportunities, the SPIN (Sponsored Programs Information Network) database provides info from private and government sources. Access SPIN by logging into PennERA and selecting “Find Funding” on the top right.

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Applications for the Postdoctoral Fellowship for Academic Diversity are now open. MORE


Fall 2018 URF grant applications are now open. The deadline is October 19th. MORE


Thought Leaders to discuss Research Credibility and Excellence at regional symposium sponsored by Penn on Oct 15, 2018 at Union League. MORE News