Penn SBSI Coronavirus COVID-19 Update

The Social and Behavioral Science Initiative staff is working remotely to comply with University protocols as we navigate the COVID-19 virus. We have suspended all talks until further notice. We are still accepting grant applications.

Visit, the University’s dedicated coronavirus COVID-19 web page, for the latest updates.

What Your Donation Buys

SBSI is a non-profit organization that supports undergraduate and graduate research in the social and behavioral sciences. Below are some examples of how your donation helps SBSI accomplish this mission.

When donating, please specify SBSI under the ‘Special Reason’ tab. Note that the donation button directs to ‘MindCORE,’ our funding center. All donations are tax deductible.


Total cost for one person to attend a 4-week RA training course.


Cover one of our brown-bag seminar speakers. 


Cover the payment of participants for one study.


Support a student’s independent research.

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