• Art/Sci Student Residency: Moldwin Prize

    Art/Sci Student Residencies encourages interdisciplinary learning and creative production by exposing students to life and work in an alternate discipline’s maker space – i.e. the artist in the engineering lab, the engineer in the artist’s studio or performance space.

  • Arts Integrative Interdisciplinary Research Grants up to $3,000

    AiiR grants support graduate student research projects that integrate the arts or design with other disciplines, especially those in engineering and the sciences. Individual grants up to $3,000 can support existing research efforts as well as new areas of inquiry.

  • ArtsEngine and a2ru Receive Federal Arts Research Grant

    ArtsEngine and a2ru will create an evidence-based taxonomy describing the value of arts and design for higher education, communities, and workforce development.

  • Student MicroGrants up to $1,500

    Student MicroGrants up to $1,500 are available to support interdisciplinary projects which incorporate the arts as a central theme or component. These projects must have at least one participating member from one of the four North Campus schools or colleges and is open to both graduate and undergraduate applicants.


I don’t think the piece could have reached the somatic caliber without the generous funding and advice offered by ArtsEngine. ArtsEngine is a valuable aspect of the interdisciplinary making community here at UMich.” – Ruth B., Art & Design Student, 2016-17 MicroGrant recipient


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Profile of Masimba Hwati, ArtsEngine Student MicroGrant Recipient.