Research Collaboration Fellowship

A map of Penn State Commonwealth campuses.The purpose of the Research Collaboration Fellowship is to initiate and foster research collaborations between Penn State faculty at the University Park (UP) or the College of Medicine (CoM) and at campuses across the Commonwealth. Through this program faculty members with mutual research interests will be encouraged to form research partnerships and to jointly conduct research projects. The objective is to cultivate long term research collaborations that will attract external research funds. The fellowship provides seed money to support the development of collaborative research relationships.

To download application materials, click here.  Email completed applications to:


Quotes from Past Fellows

“I feel grateful for the opportunity that the Research Collaboration Fellowship brought to me. A little seed like this can grow into a giant tree.”

~Linghao Zhong, Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Mont Alto) Read Linghao Zhong's Story

“While technology has reduced distance so to speak, nothing can replace the face to face interaction for an extended time and this fellowship has really provided me that.”

~Rungun Nathan, Assistant Professor of Engineering (Berks)

“I truly appreciate that I was awarded the fellowship to fully immerse myself in research.”

~Tai-Yin Huang, Associate Professor of Physics (Lehigh Valley)


Questions regarding the Fellowship should be directed to Dr. Ping Werner at