During your time as a student at Newcomb-Tulane College, you will discover wide-ranging resources to support your studies and academic endeavors - in and out of the classroom. The Office of Fellowship Advising (OFA) is the nexus for finding information relating to undergraduate/postgraduate fellowships and the support required to pursue them.
PLEASE REMEMBER: OFA application deadlines are strictly enforced, particularly regarding internal campus deadlines, which are often much earlier than national deadlines for nationally competitive awards. The Office of Fellowship Advising will not accept late applications. Exceptions must be appealed in advance of the deadline and with a written explanation from your academic advisor.
In short, these are all funded opportunities made available to their recipients to pursue:
It is safe to say there are fellowship opportunities for nearly all activities, demographics, and geographic locations.
Fellowships are available via competitive application processes. You must:
While it varies across competitions, applications usually include:
So, if you had the support and backing of a fellowship, where would your journey take you? What would be the goal that is on your heart to pursue? What would be the questions that you would ask of yourself and of the world around you? As the answers to these questions come into clearer focus, the OFA is here to help you identify new ways and places for exploring them.
The right fit and finding assistance.
As you consider the above questions and explore Fellowship Opportunities detailed here and elsewhere, pay careful attention to what exactly is being offered by the funding organization and whether it matches with the kind of experience you are seeking to have. Fellowships can vary in nuanced and subtle ways. Be sure you have identified the differences across seemingly similar awards and prepare to tailor your applications accordingly.
In addition to OFA resources, consult trusted advisors and mentors in your network at Tulane to discuss the fellowships you are considering. They may even know of others you should be exploring. The NTC community is ready to support you. We all look forward to working with you very soon!