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CELT Funding

Classroom Enhancement Grants – Up to $400 per request (see application for details), these grants are designed to enrich the academic experience for the students by providing faculty with resources to be used in or out of the classroom for activities or equipment directly related to the curriculum of the course.

Call for applications

Application

Deadline: First Friday of each semester | 11:59 pm

 

Faculty Development Grants – These grants provide opportunities for faculty to attend pedagogy-specific workshops or conferences and/or to receive additional training that will improve or develop new teaching skills or methods. Please visit the Kennesaw University Teaching Conferences Directory to see an extensive and current list of conferences.

Call for applications

Application

Deadline: Rolling

 

Global Classroom Grants – Awarded in partnership with Newcomb-Tulane College and the Center for Global Education, these grants provide faculty with the means to infuse their curriculum with a new or enhanced global perspective.

Call for applications

Application

Deadline: Rolling

 

Undergraduate Research grants (academic year and summer) – These grants support projects and initiatives to promote faculty-mentored undergraduate research or creative scholarly engagement, consistent with Tulane’s mission of outstanding undergraduate education in a research university.

Academic Year: Award for Faculty Mentored Undergraduate Research

Guidelines

Application

Deadline: September 15 | 11:59 pm 

 

Summer: Award for Faculty Mentored Undergraduate Research

Guidelines (will be posted in the spring)

Application (will be posted in the spring)

Deadline: March 15 | 11:59 pm

 

Teaching Awards

Suzanne & Stephen Weiss Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching​

Nominees should have achieved success in:

  • making distinctive contributions to undergraduate teaching such as challenging and well-organized presentations of the subject, adaptability to the learning needs of students, innovative approaches to course materials, creation of scholarly materials for student use, availability to students outside of class;
  • influencing students beyond the formal role as a teacher such as advising or mentoring individual students, advising student organizations or groups, serving on teaching and curriculum committees, interacting informally with students;
  • helping students such as aiding in case of illness or other emergencies, advising students confronted with personal problems.

All regular full-time Tulane University faculty are eligible who hold a the following academic titles: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, Professor of Practice and Senior Professor Practice.
 

 

President’s Award for Excellence in Graduate and Professional Teaching

The President’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching were established in 2000 and have been given to full-time faculty members who have a sustained and compelling record of excellence in teaching and learning and an ongoing commitment to educational excellence. The nomination process is open to all faculty and students in all academic units.

 

Criteria: Faculty nominated for the awards must be permanent full-time faculty with a demonstrated record of teaching excellence. Nominations should include a completed Nomination Form, a letter outlining the candidate’s qualifications, and a copy of the nominee’s c.v. 

 

Other Faculty, Graduate, and Undergraduate Funding Opportunities

​Each of these databases is a work constantly in progress and is subject to change. Please email the contact or department directly for award specific information, CELT is only affiliated with the CELT specific funding opportunities listed. If you would like to make a change or update any award information please email Emily at egatehou@tulane.edu

Faculty Funding by Department

Graduate Funding by Department

Undergraduate Funding by Category