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Questions? Contact the Provost's Office:

LBgrants@tulane.edu
504-865-5261

200 Gibson Hall
Tulane University
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118

In February 2016, the Carol Lavin Bernick Family Foundation, whose generous support of Tulane University built the iconic and award-winning Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life, pledged $5 million to support Tulane’s faculty.

Carol Lavin Bernick

Carol Lavin Bernick (Photo by Jessica
Bachmann)


The gift provides $1 million annually over five years for department and faculty needs in research, recruitment, development, continuing education and student engagement with grants to individual full-time faculty members up to $15,000 per year.

Faculty members can apply for any of the following grants: 360 Degree Courses, Course/Teaching Grants, Interdisciplinary Faculty Workgroups, Research Bridge Grants, Research Conference Travel, Research Support, and Other.

Applications for the 2017-2018 academic year were due March 10, 2017 and awardees were notified starting April 24, 2017.  160 applications were received, totaling approximately $1.5 million.  120 grants were awarded, totaling $977,869.  The majority of the awards were from the category of Research Support.

Future Date:
We are anticipating that the 2018-2019 call for applications will be in February, 2018.

 

Summary of Awards

Academic Year

Total Applications Received

Total Dollars Requested

Total Grants Awarded

Total Dollars Awarded

2016-17 (Round 1)

202

$2,258,159

91

$685,858

2016-17 (Round 2)

94

$1,099,367

34

$272,700

2017-18

160

 $1,587,852

120

$977,869 

2018-19

 

 

 

 

2019-20

 

 

 

 

2020-21

 

 

 

 

Total

456

$4,945,378

245

$1,936,427



Carol Lavin Bernick Faculty Grant Awardees


2016-2017 Carol Lavin Bernick Faculty Grant Awardees
2017-2018 Carol Lavin Bernick Faculty Grant Awardees



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