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Newcomb Scholars Program

The Newcomb Scholars Program is a unique opportunity for incoming women at Tulane who are interested in an academically enriching and shared four-year experience through undergraduate research, seminars, and experiential learning opportunities. All first year incoming women are invited to attend an Information Session to learn more about the Newcomb Scholars Program, its benefits and expectations, as well as the application process.


General Information About the Newcomb Scholars Program

Through this program, Newcomb Scholars will have the opportunity to:

  • Establish research relationships with faculty and benefit from mentoring by faculty
  • Benefit from small, uniquely designed seminars to enhance their research skills and potential
  • Complete and present an independently researched project examining both the theoretical and practical implications of their field
  • Make valuable contacts with influential professionals and researchers
  • Benefit from the support of research and applied learning grants
  • Obtain practical experience through public-service internship
  • Gain valuable insight from fellow Scholars and researchers in their field
  • Understand their roles as both scholars and leaders
  • Influence the campus community in new and positive ways
  • Recognize their responsibility as civic-minded and engaged members of the community

Learn more about the experience of current Newcomb Scholars with the Newcomb Scholar of the Week.


Newcomb Scholars Information Sessions

Newcomb Scholars Information Sessions are offered for all first year women to learn about the expectations, responsibilities, and benefits of the Newcomb Scholars Program. Attendance is strongly recommended, and interested students need only attend one of the sessions.

Tuesday, September 2

3:00 pm LBC 203 Stibbs Room

5:00 pm LBC 203 Stibbs Room

6:30 pm LBC 203 Stibbs Room

Wednesday, September 3

3:00 pm LBC 201 Race Room

4:30 pm LBC 201 Race Room

Thursday, September 4

5:00 pm LBC 202 Rechler Room

6:30 pm LBC 202 Rechler Room

Applications available online: September 11 

Application due at the Newcomb College Institute: September 19 at 4:00 pm. No exceptions.

The Newcomb Scholars Program is a unique opportunity for incoming women at Tulane who are interested in an academically enriching and shared four-year experience. Incoming women whose first semester in college is Fall 2014 are eligible to apply to the program. 

For more information please contact Kaitlin Splett at newcombscholars@tulane.edu.





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The Newcomb Scholars Class of 2014 gather after the annual Under the Oaks Ceremony  

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