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Apply now for the 2019 Penn Summer Social Impact Doctoral Fellows Program

Monday, December 10, 2018  
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The University of Pennsylvania’s Nonprofit Leadership Program and the Center for Social Impact Strategy invite graduate student researchers to apply for the 2019 Penn Summer Social Impact Doctoral Fellows Program.


About: Facilitated by Professor 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 3-25, 2019 on the campus of The University of Pennsylvania. This is an intensive research seminar in which students present draft research 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 2019 Summer Fellows.


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


Submission deadline: March 15, 2019


Submission requirements: Send your resume and a draft research paper (unpublished) on a topic related to any aspect of social impact to Maeve Flynn (


Admissions decisions will be announced in April.

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