Frequently Asked Questions
Who is eligible to apply?
University of Pennsylvania faculty (standing and non-standing) members currently teaching or scheduled to teach a first-year seminar are eligible to apply. Open to anyone teaching a First-Year Seminar that is looking to integrate the arts and/or support arts activities into their course.
What do the grants support?
First-Year Seminar Grants support arts activities and arts-driven pedagogy within and related to First-Year Seminars at Penn.
How much can I apply for?
This opportunity is currently paused and will resume spring 2023. Up to date information about First-Year Seminar Grants including award amounts will be shared when the program resumes. This program is a partnership with the College of Arts & Sciences and information on the program, including timelines and open application cycles, will be communicated directly to faculty who are teaching first-year seminars.
First-Year Seminar Grants are currently paused and will resume in spring 2023.
When this grant opportunity is resumed, applications will be made available by the College of Arts & Sciences prior to the beginning of each semester with a reminder to apply.
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