The Institute for Advanced Study offers many interdisciplinary fellowship, research, and other funding and program opportunities for faculty, staff, students, and community members.

IAS Opportunities


Imagine Fund Special Events Grants


UMN faculty (tenure-line or full-time continuous) or P&A staff systemwideMon, Sep 30

IAS Research & Creative Collaboratives (New & Renewing)


UMN faculty, instructors, staff, or students systemwide & community membersMon, Oct 7

Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowships (IDF) at the IAS


UMN PhD in good standingTBD Oct

IAS Residential Faculty Fellowships


All regular UMN faculty systemwideMon, Nov 4

IAS Call for Concepts



U of M faculty, instructors, staff systemwideRolling

Open Rivers Call for Papers: Rights, Conflict, Water



Scholars (faculty, students, staff), professionals, practitioners, policymakers, artists, community membersRolling thru 2024



The IAS offers occasional cosponsorships. Please contact [email protected] with inquiries about departmental event cosponsorship inquiries, or questions about community cosponsorships.

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