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Undergraduate Research

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From salary to supplies 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 USC, Carolina Crosstalk, or anything else research-related.

Consultations will be held either in person or virtually through Teams video conferencing. If you select a virtual consultation, a weblink will be provided to you in your meeting confirmation email. Please click on the weblink at your designated meeting time to start your appointment.

   => 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.

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