Visiting Fellowship

Visiting Fellowship Program

The Visiting Fellowship program enables collaborations between colleagues from beyond Indiana University and tenured or tenure-track faculty at IUB through short-term visits to the IUB campus. Projects may lead to scholarly publications, grant applications, performances, or exhibits.

The length of a visiting fellow’s residency is typically two weeks. IU IAS funding support for a Visiting Fellowship is $3,000, even if a longer stay is arranged. You may combine IU IAS support with support from other units. If this is your plan, please include information about other funding you have secured or will seek on the nomination form.

Logistical arrangements for Fellows are the responsibility of the IUB faculty sponsors, but the IU IAS staff can assist with arranging library privileges and housing. Advance planning for logistical arrangements is particularly important for international visitors. Host faculty are expected to take the lead in arranging necessary travel documentation, such as visas or other U.S. entry documents. Please include information about your timeline for securing these documents in the applicable section of the form.


Nominations for Visiting Fellows may come from an individual IUB faculty member or from a group of faculty members working jointly on a research or creative project. Fellowships from the IU IAS may be combined with other forms of support, and sponsors are encouraged to seek such support.

NOTE: Sponsors and supporters must agree to be present during the fellow’s entire visit.

The nomination dossier for Visiting Fellows should include the following documents and be submitted as one PDF file at the end of the form.

Required Documentation: 

  • A formal letter of nomination by the principal sponsor(s) describing:
    • The research or creative work of the nominee and why they are being nominated
    • Detail of the collaborative project/consultative role
    • The anticipated outcome(s) and benefits of the collaboration
  • Two or more letters from IU faculty supporting the nomination and describing the benefits to be derived from the visit
  • Curriculum vitae of the proposed fellow with a list of relevant publications/performances/exhibitions marked with asterisks
  • Short CV vitae of the principal nominator(s) and supporters
    • two-three pages maximum


  1. Save all materials as one PDF file
  2. Submit nominations via the form below

Link to IUIAS Visiting Fellowship Nomination Form

Nominations for AY 2024-2025 are due Monday, June 3, 2024