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Undergraduate Research

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From supplies to technology to travel, research costs can add up fast. That's where funding opportunities — from OUR and other organizations on and off campus — come into play. Find the right support for your project, and apply today.

Funding Options

Grants and awards are available for undergraduate research through the OUR office and other offices around the USC system. 



Got questions? We have answers. 

Make a research consultation appointment to chat with us about getting started, finding and working with a mentor, getting money, Discover UofSC, the Caravel Journal, or anything else research-related.

Consultations for Fall 2021 will be held by Teams video conferencing or phone.

   => Log on to
   => Click on "Make an Appointment" tab (right hand side of the screen)
   => Under what type of appointment, select "Involvement and Engagement"
   => Under service, select "Undergraduate Research Appointment"
   => Then click on the button "Find Available Time"
Please feel free to include comments about where you are in the research journey (curious about research, ready to get started, have a mentor/questions about funding, etc.). This helps us better help you!

*If these appointment options conflict with your schedule, please contact us directly at with days and times you are available to meet by video/phone.

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