Fellowships & Mentorships

For over 30 years the Barbara Bates Center has offered fellowships to support historical research in nursing and health care.


It is expected that the research and new materials produced by our scholars will help ensure the growth of scholarly work focused on the history of nursing and healthcare. Please find a general description of the Center’s fellowships below:

Applications will be available to view November 1. Please contact the Center at historyfellowships@nursing.upenn.edu if you have any questions regarding the application process.

Global Mentorship Opportunities

The School of Nursing’s Center for Global Health Affairs arranges opportunities for international students and scholars. International Fellowship applicants are urged to contact Global Health Affairs before applying for an award.