Penn Graduate Student Center

Navigating the Grant

About Navigating the Grant

Navigating the Grant seeks to help doctoral students be successful in the grant process through workshops and resources. This program is cosponsored by Penn Graduate Student Center and GAPSA.

Peer-to-Peer Grant Advising Program


Additional Funding

Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities

Sunday, October 15, 2017
Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities

Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities


2018-2019 Forum on STUFF  


Application Deadline: October 15, 2017



The Wolf Humanities Center (formerly Penn Humanities Forum) is now accepting applications for its 2018-2019 Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities on the general theme of Stuff. The fellowship is open to untenured junior scholars who have received or will receive their Ph.D. (the only eligible terminal degree) between December 2009 and December 2017. You must have your degree in hand or have passed your defense no later than December 2017 to be eligible.


Research proposals from all humanistic disciplines and allied areas (e.g., anthropology, history of science) are eligible, except for educational curriculum building and the performing arts (scholars of performing arts are eligible).



Fellows teach one undergraduate course during the year in addition to conducting their research (must be in residence during the fellowship year: August 1 - May 31). Stipend: $54,590 plus single-coverage health insurance and a $3,000 research fund.

For full fellowship guidelines, the downloadable application, and the Stuff topic description:


Poster Session & Reception for the GAPSA-Provost Awards for Interdisciplinary Innovation

Thursday, October 19, 2017, 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Common Room Front (1st Fl), Grad Center, 3615 Locust Walk, Common Room Back (1st Fl), Grad Center, 3615 Locust Walk

All members of the University community are invited to attend this poster session and reception for the winners of the 2017 GAPSA-Provost Award for Interdisciplinary Innovation:

Sarah Yassine and Rivka Weinstock: “(dis)joint mapping: A proposal to investigate and map the landscape of the Demarcation Line between Lebanon and Israel/Palestine”

Andrea Leone-Pizzighella: “Narratives of Becoming in the Italian Education System”

Prakirti Nangia: “International Development, Maternalism, and Women's Social Citizenship: A Case Study of India, 1985-2015”

Lara Fabian: “At the Crossroads of Empire: Lerik in Antiquity Archaeological Project”

Lindsay Glassman: “No Use for Doctors' Orders: An Exploration of Religion, Class, and Culture in Delibrate Refusals of Medical Care”

Alexis Rider: “Science on Ice: Materializing Deep Time in the Arctic”

Event Archives

Navigating the Grant Fall Conference 2014

Navigating the Grant International Student Workshop 2014

Common Room Summer Hours

Monday-Friday: 10AM - 5PM
Sat & Sun: Closed

Graduate Student Center

3615 Locust Walk
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia PA 19104-6221