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Apply now for the 2017 Penn Summer Social Impact Doctoral Fellows Program

Thursday, February 16, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Robin Wehrlin
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The University of Pennsylvania’s Nonprofit Leadership Program and Center for Social Impact Strategy invite graduate student researchers to apply for the 2017 Penn Summer Social Impact Doctoral Fellows Program.


About: Facilitated by Peter Frumkin, the doctoral fellows program will explore emerging issues in the world of nonprofit organizations, voluntary action, philanthropy, social enterprise, and international civil society. The program will be held June 5-28, 2017 on the campus of The University of Pennsylvania. This is an intensive research seminar in which students present their draft papers and then work collaboratively to help improve and refine each other’s research. Students are required to submit a draft research paper that they would like to develop and prepare for publication during the program. Housing near the Penn campus and $3,000 stipends are provided to all 2017 Summer Fellows.


Eligibility: Graduate students currently enrolled in PhD programs in all fields.


Submission deadline: March 15, 2017


Submission requirements: Send your resume, a draft research paper (unpublished) on a topic related to any aspect of the nonprofit and voluntary sector, and an abstract to


Admissions decisions will follow in April.

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