The Newcomb Scholars Program is a unique opportunity for incoming women at Tulane University who are interested in an academically enriching and shared four-year experience through undergraduate research, seminars, and experiential learning opportunities. Read some posts from the Scholars Blog to see what our Scholars have been up to during their time in the program!


“Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.”

– Marie Curie


Newcomb Scholars 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

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