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Undergraduate Research

OUR & Magellan Funding

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Magellan programs offer competitive grant-style funding to support research, scholarly and creative projects, and travel for undergraduate students throughout the UofSC system. We also coordinate with learning communities and other programs to offer special funding opportunities for qualified students.

Grants Open to All Campuses and Majors

 

 

Community-Specific Awards

Magellan Journey for Early Researchers

No mentor or project needed to apply; awardees will work under the guidance of a UofSC faculty mentor;  Student eligibility varies by program, includes first- and second- year TRiO Opportunity Scholars, students underrepresented in research, Capstone Scholars, SC Honors College students, and Transfer students.

Magellan Apprentice for Capstone Scholars and Fellows

Up to $1,000 for Capstone Scholars and Capstone Fellows working under the guidance of a UofSC faculty, staff or community member on any scholarly, research, or creative project

Magellan Explorer for Preston Community

Up to $500 for current and former Preston residents working under the guidance of a UofSC faculty, staff, or community member on any scholarly, research, or creative project

Magellan Galen for Galen Health Fellows

Up to $1,000 for Galen Health Fellows pursuing research, scholarly, and creative activities with a health focus 

Magellan Guarantee for TRiO Scholars

Up to $1,500 for students and $500 for faculty mentors to support any scholarly, research, or creative project

Magellan Navigator for Maxcy Community

Up to $1,000 for Maxcy students working under the guidance of a UofSC faculty, staff, or community member on any scholarly, research, or creative project

Rhodos Maker Magellan for Rhodos Fellows

Up to $1,000 for Rhodos Fellows pursuing creative, scholarly, and research activities related to the Rhodos mission in information, design, and computing

Sustainable Magellan for Green Quad and Sustainable Carolina Community

Up to $500 for Green Quad researchers working under the guidance of a UofSC faculty, staff, or community member on a scholarly, research, or creative project focusing on a sustainable topic or issue


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