Political Science Department Research Grants

The Political Science department has a limited number of research grants available to support senior thesis research. Awards are made on a rolling basis.  To apply, please submit the following materials to the Associate Director of the Undergraduate Program:

  • A detailed 500-1000 word proposal.
  • An itemized budget detailing costs.
  • An email of support from your Faculty Director.

Successful applicants will be awarded a specific maximum budget. On submitting appropriate receipts, they will be reimbursed up to that maximum.

Applications will be considered until money is exhausted. Honors students can apply for a grant as early as July 1 for the upcoming academic year

University of Pennsylvania
208 S. 37th Street, Room 217
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6215
Phone: (215) 898-7641

Anne Norton Chair
Matthew Levendusky Graduate Chair
Marc Meredith Undergraduate Chair