Access to the College Green area of campus will be restricted until further notice. PennCard holders and some Penn affiliates may enter and exit Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center through the Rosengarten Undergraduate Study Center on the ground floor, and may enter and exit the Fisher Fine Arts Library through the 34th Street entrance to Meyerson Hall. See our Service Alerts for details.

Students examining old books and manuscripts.

All grant cycles are currently closed. 

Future Grant Cycles

The Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies offers many fellowships for visiting researchers and graduate students. Learn more about Schoenberg Institute fellowship programs.

Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies supports an international fellowship program that annually brings together individual scholars around a shared interest in a particular topic or theme. Learn more about the Katz Center fellowships

The Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books, and Manuscripts offers a Predoctoral Research Prize to recognize University of Pennsylvania graduate students conducting research with Kislak collections. Awardees work with special collections and present their research as a talk, workshop, or discussion open to the Penn community.

The Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania supports a range of fellowships to support the study of its collections and advance research on the history of nursing and medicine. 

Lorraine Beitler Research Fellowship is a biennial fellowship focused on the Lorraine Beitler Collection of the Dreyfus Affair. Recipients are expected to present their research findings or larger projects during the following academic year. Applications are welcome from faculty, graduate students, independent scholars, teachers, lawyers, and journalists engaged in projects that bear on the historical lessons and enduring significance of the Dreyfus Affair. In keeping with the Collection, we welcome proposals focusing on history, sociology, literature, Jewish studies, communications, political science, rhetoric, art history, law, or human rights.