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CELT Funding

Classroom Enhancement Grants – 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.

Fall 2021 

Call for Applications | Application

Priority Consideration: Friday, August 6, 11:59 p.m. CST
Award Notification: Friday, August 13

Regular Consideration: Friday, August 27, 11:59 p.m. CST
Award Notification, Friday, September 3


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.

AY 2021-2022

Request for Proposal | Application

Deadline: Rolling, until all funds have been awarded


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.

AY 2020-2021

*Suspended until further notice. 


Teaching Professor Conference Grants – CELT wants to support your attendance at the Teaching Professor conference. This support will be extended to tenure-line faculty, professors of practice, administrative faculty, and adjunct faculty teaching courses at Tulane in 2019-20.
Our support will cover the registration costs to attend the conference. Transportation to the conference and meals will be the responsibility of individual faculty. Funds are not unlimited, but we do wish to encourage a strong cohort of attendance. 


Deadline: This application is now closed due to the exhaustion of funds.  


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



Deadline: September 15 | 11:59 pm 


Summer: Award for Faculty Mentored Undergraduate Research



Deadline: March 31 | 11:59 pm


Teaching Awards

Every year at commencement, Tulane University bestows faculty with our most prestigious awards dedicated to recognizing outstanding undergraduate and graduate teaching. As a member of the Tulane Community, you are uniquely positioned to tell us who should win these awards.

  • Who has changed your life?
  • Who has gone the extra mile for you?
  • Who has supported and mentored you in a meaningful way?

Nominees should have achieved success in:

  • Making distinctive contributions to 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, and availability to students outside of class.
  • Influencing students beyond the formal role as a teaching 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.

Suzanne & Stephen Weiss Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

  • 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

  • Faculty nominated for the awards must be permanent full-time faculty.

Deadline: February 26


University-Wide 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 Liv at lnewman1@tulane.edu

Faculty Funding by Department

Graduate Funding by Department

Undergraduate Funding by Category