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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

Capstone Scholars and Fellows (Magellan Apprentice)

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

Early Researchers (Magellan Journey and By Design)

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, and SC Honors College students

Galen Health Fellows (Magellan Galen)

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

Green Quad and Sustainable Carolina Community (Sustainable Magellan)

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

Maxcy Community (Magellan Navigator)

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

Minority STEM Students (SC-AMP)

Up to $4,000 for underrepresented minority students in STEM majors working with a mentor on a summer research project or funding available for summer research projects abroad

Preston Community (Magellan Explorer)

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

Rhodos Fellows (Rhodos Maker Magellan)

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

TRiO Scholars (Magellan Guarantee)

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


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