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Academic Enrichment

The Newcomb-Tulane College Office of Academic Enrichment works to connect students with faculty, research and personal development opportunities, and intellectual community. Connect with our Office of Undergraduate Research to discover research opportunities in a variety of disciplines. Apply for a grant to fund your research, internship, or special project. Experience more in your sophomore year by becoming a College Scholar and diving into Sophomore September. Complete a Senior Thesis to pursue your own original research or creative work under the guidance of Tulane's world-class faculty.

Academic Enrichment Week 2021

  Academic Enrichment Highlights

Newcomb-Tulane College awards $100,000 annually to support undergraduate research, conference travel, internships, and special projects.

Approximately 80 students each year complete a senior Honors Thesis, producing original scholarship under the direction of Tulane’s world-class faculty.

Each summer, around 20 students receive funding to support six weeks of research on the Tulane campus under the supervision of a Tulane faculty member. 


The new ASPIRE Research Buddy Program pairs pre-med students from traditionally underrepresented populations with Tulane Medical School student mentors for an eight-week research program with free room and board.

The William Wallace Peery Society recognizes graduating seniors whose GPA and outstanding scholarship demonstrate breadth and depth of learning at the highest level.

The Tulane Undergraduate Research Journal offers undergraduates the opportunity to publish their work in an annual peer-reviewed journal.