OVPR provides services and support to the University of Minnesota research community through our administrative units. The University of Minnesota is a top public research institution conducting breakthrough research across a broad range of fields and disciplines. Our researchers improve our understanding of the world, and they help facilitate technologies and ideas that improve our quality of life. OVPR supports several research initiatives and promotes the University's research mission. Learn more about the impact of University of Minnesota research and its role in advancing innovation and fostering economic development in the region. View research statistics.
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All students admitted to the graduate program are guaranteed five years of financial support through fellowships, research and teaching assistantships, or graduate instructorships. Continued financial support is contingent upon timely and satisfactory progress in the program. The Department of Sociology and the College of Liberal Arts award a variety of year-long fellowships to graduate students. Some department fellowships are offered to first-year students while others are offered to advanced students. The Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship and Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship offer advanced students one year of support for dissertation research and writing. You are directly chosen by your principal investigator faculty member for a research project that will be conducted at the University of Minnesota. Research assistantships may be offered to incoming students with prior research experience, but they are generally filled by more advanced graduate students.
The Program in Health Disparities Research offers opportunities for students, community members, and researchers who are addressing health disparities among underserved populations. Travel scholarships for graduate students and postdoctoral trainees to attend regional or national health disparities-related conferences. For students interested in getting involved with the program, complete this form to assist us in finding the best opportunity for you.
The Grant-in-Aid of Research, Artistry, and Scholarship program GIA promotes the research, scholarly, and artistic activities of faculty and supports academic excellence throughout the University. Grant-in-Aid funds are used to support independent research, and in most cases, are not meant to provide sole support for research activities. While there is no rigid maximum amount, funds are limited and we aim to support as many worthy projects as possible. We welcome applications for use of the Driven to Discover building at the State Fair and requesting support for ship time on the Blue Heron vessel.