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Grant Programs

Grant Programs Reviewed Year-Round

The following grant programs can be applied to projects that take place during the academic year or during the summer. All Newcomb-Tulane College students (full-time undergraduates at Tulane University) are eligible to apply. 

Dean's Grants

The Newcomb-Tulane College Dean’s Grant Program provides funding for academic research, projects, and cocurricular activities that may not be eligible for other NTC Dean's Office grant programs. Students are eligible to apply for up to $1,000 for individual projects, or up to $3,000 for group projects (two or more students) with the maximum not exceeding $1,000 per student.

Judith and Morris Henkin Memorial Travel Scholarships

Due to COVID-19, this grant is temporarily on hold/not being offered for 2021.

Henkin grants fund travel (domestic or international) for research, internships, service projects, or other academic and cocurricular programs. Three $1,200 grants are awarded annually.

Georges Lurcy Grant Program

Due to COVID-19, this grant is temporarily on hold/not being offered for 2021.

Lurcy Grants support student research or artistic projects by students in the School of Liberal Arts (SLA). Projects must be housed in a department or program in SLA, and eligible students must be doing a major in SLA. Students are eligible to apply for up to $1,000 for individual projects, or up to $3,000 for group projects (two or more students) with the maximum not exceeding $1,000 per student.

The Spellmann Fund for Undergraduate Research Awards

Spellmann Fund Awards allow Newcomb-Tulane College students to obtain funding for research and scholarship in the liberal arts. Students are eligible to apply for up to $1,000 for individual projects, or up to $3,000 for group projects (two or more students) with the maximum not exceeding $1,000 per student.

Cummings Grant Program

Grants support student projects that may involve research and/or travel. Students are eligible to apply for up to $1,000 for individual projects, or up to $3,000 for group projects (two or more students) with the maximum not exceeding $1,000 per student.

Timothy Sykes Daytrading Award for the Talented

Tim Sykes (B.A. 2003) established this fund during his junior year at Tulane after great success in daytrading. In establishing it, Tim sought to recognize and nurture talented individuals whose abilities and accomplishments may not be in traditional areas of endeavor. There are many ways to be “successful” in today’s society and this award acknowledges young people with unique interests, passions, and accomplishments. Students may apply for up to $900.

Study Abroad Grants

Study abroad scholarship opportunities are administered through the Office of Study Abroad. For more information, visit tulane.studioabroad.com.


 

Grant Programs Reviewed February - April

Please note that our grant programs may NOT be used toward the cost of summer study abroad programs. All Newcomb-Tulane College students (full-time undergraduates at Tulane University) are eligible to apply. For Putnam Grants, students from other Louisiana universities are eligible to apply.

Newcomb-Tulane College Dean's Grants sponsored by CELT

A number of Dean's Grants have been sponsored by CELT (Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching), and are dedicated to funding summer internship costs of travel, housing, and transportation. All students are eligible to apply for up to $1,000. Summer internship funding applications are accepted for the March and April deadlines.

Sisselman Grant Program

Grants support internship costs, such as travel, transportation, and housing, for all students. Applicants may request up to $1,000. Summer internship funding applications are accepted for the March and April deadlines.

Katherine and Robert M. Devlin ’64 Internship Program

The Katherine and Robert M. Devlin ’64 Internship Program offers funding for  undergraduate students with summer internships with alumni or in fields related to the liberal arts. Students are eligible to apply for up to $1,000. Summer internship funding applications are accepted for the March and April deadlines. 

David Cameron Taylor Memorial Summer Travel and Enrichment Program

The David Cameron Taylor Memorial Summer Travel and Enrichment Program, established by J. Edward Taylor ’42, M.D., offers undergraduates the opportunity to travel to consult scholarly materials or undertake unusual and enriching intellectual experiences. Students may apply for up to $1,000 for domestic travel, or up to $1,500 for international travel.

Ching Grant Program

Grants support internship-related costs, as well as research and travel costs. Applicants may request up to $1,000. Summer internship funding applications are accepted for the March and April deadlines, though Ching Grants are not specific to internships. 


 

Other On-Campus Grant Funding Sources

Visit grantfunding.tulane.edu for a list of campus offices that offer grants to Tulane students. Also make sure to check with the departments of your majors to see if they may have funding opportunities.


 

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