The National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM) has announced the 2013 call for Graduate Student Seed Proposals. The NCALM Seed program provides an excellent opportunity for graduate students to obtain lidar data for their research. Data collections are limited to 40 square kilometers. The application deadline is November 1st, and details can be found on the NCALM Seed program page.
All data collected under previous NCALM seed grants are available via OpenTopography.