Penn Graduate Student Center

Navigating the Grant

Be a Grant Advisor

Have you previously applied for and received a grant? We hope you will share your valuable experience and success by volunteering as a Grant Advisor! Grant recipients of all backgrounds and interests are encouraged to submit their contact details using the form below.

Grant Advisor Responsibilities & Rewards

Grant Advisors help an applicant by:

Both steps typically require a total of two hours of your time.

Grant Advisors earn:

* If necessary, one additional hour may be scheduled with your Peer-to-Peer advisee. This additional hour must be pre-approved by Grad Center staff and is at their discretion for special circumstances only. Email to request an additional hour, if necessary.

Tell Us about Your Grant Successes

After you submit the information below, we will keep your name on file and only contact you when an applicant with similar interests requests support. Because most grant application deadlines are clusted in the early Spring (especially March and April) and Fall (particularly October), you are more likely to be invited to advise during these periods. If you later would like to remove your name from our volunteer list, simply send an email to

Your Information & Interests

Field of Study*

Grant Name or Provider

Additional Grants You Received That Are Not Listed

Advising Preferences
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Common Room Hours

Monday-Friday: 10AM - 5PM
Saturday-Sunday: CLOSED

Graduate Student Center

3615 Locust Walk
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia PA 19104-6221