Community-Engaged Fellowship Program

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Community-Engaged Fellowship Program

The CTSI Community-Engaged Research Fellowship provides training and a mentorship network to scientists (e.g., early and mid-career faculty) across the Penn State campuses interested in advancing their community-engaged research expertise. Community-engaged research includes the active involvement and participation of community stakeholders in the research process, such as recruitment/retention strategies, survey development, or dissemination of research findings across an array of audiences (e.g., scientific and general public). Stakeholders can include communities and their members, patients, clinicians, researchers, purchasers, payers, industry, hospitals and health systems, training institutions, and policymakers, among others. The degree of stakeholder involvement in research is typically determined beforehand and falls on a continuum of possibilities, from collaborating fully in all aspects of the research process to being involved in a targeted part of the study.

Brief Description

OrganizationPenn State College of Medicine
Education LevelFellowship
Access ModeOnline
Number of AwardsNA
Contest DeadlineOctober 1, 2022
Application FeesNA
RequirementsFellowship application

Who is Eligible?

An early or mid-career researcher (faculty member or research scientist) at any Penn State campus is eligible to apply.

Penn State College of Medicine

How to Apply?

Interested eligible researchers should submit their application as one PDF document to


This one-year fellowship program will fund the awardee’s salary support to an equivalent of up to two-course buyouts (one per semester) or .10 FTE over the course of the fellowship (July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024) for study and training in community-engaged research, with the guidance and support of a scientist involved in community-engaged research who has agreed to provide mentoring to the fellowship awardee.

Application Deadline

The deadline for online submission of the application and supporting documents is October 01, 2022

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