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In addition to hosting free public events, the Institute for Advanced Study offers many interdisciplinary fellowship, research, and other funding and program opportunities for faculty, staff, students, and community members. Please select the program you are most interested in from the list below to access more information and/or application instructions. You can also find us on Twitter and Facebook, and if you'd like to sign up for our weekly (during the school year) listserv with news, events, and opportunities galore, please email us with the subject line "add to newsletter" or click this link to sign up yourself.

Our offices are located on the 2nd floor of Northrop on the East Bank of the UMN-TC campus. We are open M-F, 9-5pm; we are closed on University holidays. To contact us about events, programming, or finding ways to participate through attendance, class involvement, potential partnerships, and more, please send us an email at ias@umn.edu, or call our office at 612-626-5054.


Public Programming 

Community Cosponsorships (email our Programs and Communications Manager Brianna Menning)


Faculty Fellowships (applications currently closed)

Research and Creative Collaboratives (applications currently closed)

5x5s (applications ongoing)

Humanities Without Walls Grand Research Challenge (applications currently closed)


Research and Creative Collaboratives (applications currently closed)

5x5s (applications ongoing)

Departmental Event Co-sponsorship Inquiries (email our Programs and Communications Manager Brianna Menning)


Graduate Students: Human in the Data MnDRIVE Summer Fellowship Program (applications closed)

Graduate Students: Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowships (applications currently closed)

Graduate Students: Humanities Without Walls Summer Fellowship (applications currently closed)

Graduate Students: 5x5s (applications ongoing)