Skau Art and Music Fund

Newcomb Institute is seeking proposals for funding from the Dorothy Beckemeyer Skau Art and Music Fund. This fund supports programs in art and music, with a strong preference for projects that involve and engage undergraduate students and that connect with the Newcomb Institute’s mission of advancing gender equity.

Who May Apply: Faculty and staff in the art and music departments and the Newcomb Art Museum or other Tulane faculty who have a compelling art or music-based project.

Grant Awards: The grant program will make awards of up to $10,000 per project. We may choose to fund one large project or several small projects. 

Application Materials:

The application is now open in Wavesync, with a due date of May 15, 2024.

Funding will be available for projects in the 2024-25 academic year and will include: 

  • Project statement describing the purpose of the project and a timeline for project completion (2-3 pages)
  • A statement describing undergraduate student involvement and connection to the Newcomb Institute mission (1-2 pages)
  • Budget statement itemizing project expenses and requested funding

Apply now!


For more information, contact:
Laura Wolford, Associate Director of Newcomb Institute, Director of Operations