Residency Programs The Collegeville Institute is a meeting place and residential center where people gather to study and write, compose and paint, and connect faith to the challenges of contemporary life. The Collegeville Institute welcomes scholars, clergy, church leaders, thinkers, artists, and writers from around the world seeking to discern and communicate the meaning of Christian identity and unity in a religiously and culturally diverse world. Looking to stay a semester or a full academic year? Check out our Resident Scholars Program » Looking to stay for a shorter period of time? Check out our Short Term Residencies » Applications for the 2017/2018 program are due by Tuesday, November 1, 2016.