Member Benefits

Monthly Programs and lectures by learned scholars who espouse freedom of inquiry and uphold high standards of independent thought.

Study Groups in philosophy, science, the humanities, and other topics, stretching the accepted and confronting doubt.

The Minnesota Scholar, a semi-annual journal, consisting of articles from independent scholars, organization news, member news, etc.

Fiscal agency for scholars to whom grants have been awarded, as required by the grantor.

Scholarly projects for which MISF has received grant awards, and for work on which members may be compensated from grant funds.

On-Line Forums for virtual conversations on scholarly topics.

Collaboration among scholars who share like interests, through face-to-face encounters at Monthly Programs and Study Groups and voluntary membership profiles privately circulated.