Driven to

support innovative research in the arts, design, and humanities

Annual Award

The Annual Faculty Awards support innovative research in the arts, design, and humanities. For the 2016-17 academic year, a maximum of 120 awards, each up to $5,000.

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Special Events

The Special Events grant program seeks to support new and ongoing UMN activities that promote profound understanding of the human condition with the University.

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ADH Chair

The provost has established two University Imagine Fund chairs, each a two-year award during which the recipient becomes a Chair of Arts, Design, and Humanities.

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Key Dates


Application Period Begins


Special Events Deadline


Annual Award Deadline

News & Events

2017 Application Deadlines Announced

New application deadlines for Annual Awards and U of MN Arts, Design, and Humanities Chair have been posted.

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