In partnership with Newcomb-Tulane College, CAIDS funds undergraduate student projects with a focus on data literacy, data analysis, or data management. This includes expenses related to student research that collects, analyzes, or digitalizes data, as well as travel to conferences where students are presenting or attending workshops on data-specific content

  • Awards: Up to $2,500 each
  • Next Deadline: March 15, 2024
  • Apply: Through Newcomb-Tulane College’s Office of Academic Enrichment Instructions
  • Application Instructions:
  • Questions? Contact Lauryn Hudson at Newcomb-Tulane College at

CAIDS provides summer grants to graduate students to support major research projects focused on data collection or data analysis.  CAIDS defines “data” broadly, including quantitative data but also qualitative data, such as data obtained from interviews.

  • Awards: Up to $2,000 each
  • Call for Applications: Released April 8, 2024
  • Application Deadline: May 17, 2024
  • Contact: Meg Keenan at with questions or to  receive the Call for Applications

CAIDS supports the development of new data-focused TIDES courses through Course Development Grants. Data-centered TIDES help students understand how data shapes their environment and how data literacy can be critical in many fields of study.​​​​​​

  • Awards: Up to $1,000 each
  • Apply: Though NTC's First Year Experience Office
  • Awards: Up to $1000
  • Application: Submit a course proposal to Newcomb-Tulane College via their form and indicate that you’d like your course considered for a CAIDS TIDES Grant when you complete the form  
  • Criteria and Eligibility: Please read this PDF.

The Tulane Center of Excellence for Community-Engaged Artificial Intelligence (CEAI) and CAIDS invite applications from Tulane faculty and graduate students for its Community-Engaged AI Summer Research Grant program.

This Call for Proposals seeks projects that develop or apply AI/DS technology in close partnership with community members, establishing equitable and reciprocal relationships to co-produce knowledge. These seed grants are intended for early-stage research that can grow into long-term projects.

  • Awards: $10,000 each with the funding period through Summer 2024
  • Deadline:  April 5, 2024
  • ​​​​​Application Form
  • Questions? Contact Professor Aron Culotta at