JEDI Research Fellowships

Deadline for Applications to the 2023-24 Justice and Equity Fellowship has been extended to May 25, 2023!


2023-24 Academic Year

Fellowships are open to full-time degree seeking students from any discipline who are interested in conducting research that has implications for justice, equity, diversity and/or inclusion. 

The proposed research could either be a student's independent research or research that is part of a faculty member's research. Students may apply as individuals or as teams (of up to four students). 

The winner(s) will be announced on June 2, 2023. 

The total award is between $1000 and $3000. Student awardee(s) will be guided by faculty mentors and community or industry partners and steered toward professional academic opportunities. Aside from conducting research, expectations include assisting with a JEDI speakers’ series and presenting own research results at the end of the fellowship term.

In order to apply to the JEDI Research Fellowship, please complete the online application. The application asks for:

  • Your current and future status as a Penn State Lehigh Valley student
  • Information on team members (if applicable)
  • A proposed budget breakdown
  • Short essay questions 

Applications for the 2023-24 Justice and Equity Fellowship are due on May 25, 2023. Winner(s) will be announced on June 2, 2023.