U-M Faculty Fellowships The central function of the institute is to form an intellectual community of faculty and graduate student fellows who will spend a year in residence in the institute, pursuing their research and participating in a cross-disciplinary, non-public weekly seminar. The Michigan Faculty Fellows are chosen by a selection committee of three evaluators, two from outside U-M and one member of the institute’s executive committee. Faculty fellows are released from their usual teaching and service duties to pursue their research while continuing to receive their normal salary and benefits. Faculty fellows take up residence at the institute for the full academic year, participate in the weekly Fellows Seminar, and fulfill a service-to-undergraduates requirement.
Mini-grants The Institute for the Humanities co-sponsors a wide variety of faculty and graduate student projects in the College of Literature, Science, and the Art and the broader university—all of which serve to strengthen intellectual and cultural life on campus and beyond.
Research Funding in the Humanities The Michigan Humanities Collaboratory, funded by the Provost’s Office and under the administrative umbrella of the Institute for the Humanities, maintains a current list of funding sources for humanities scholars.