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Undergraduate Research

Magellan Research Application

Use This Application for the Following Awards:

  • Magellan Apprentice for Capstone Students
  • Magellan Galen
  • Magellan Guarantee for TriO Students
  • Magellan Explorer for Preston Students
  • Magellan Mini-Grants
  • Magellan Navigator for Maxcy Students
  • Rhodos Maker Magellan
  • Sustainable Magellan for Green Quad Students and Green Scholars

Magellan Scholar Award Applications

The Magellan Scholar Award uses a different application. You will not be able to apply for it through this form.

Application Form

Application Deadline:
Student (1) Information

Student Name:
(please note that title will be used in emails to both student and mentor)
Find your USC ID (letter+8 digits) by logging into the Forgot IDs module.
Academic Year:
Graduation Month/Year:
Select all that apply:
Mentor Information

Mentor 1 Name:
Mentor 2 Name:
Project Information

Anticipated Project End:
Magellan Programs Application: (.doc or .pdf only)
(please enter whole numbers only)
This semester, I am also applying for the (select all that apply):
Will you be using vertebrate animals in any part of this research project?
Will you be using human subjects in any part of this research project?
Will you be traveling outside of the US to conduct or participate in any part of this project?
NOTE: For travel abroad, you must complete all forms and requirements by the Magellan Scholar deadline or lose funding. Research Abroad Tips [pdf]
(if multiple countries, separate with hypen)
Is this a proposal for a community based research project?
Have you submitted before (yes, even if different project or mentor)?
If eligible, do you give permission for your proposal to be considered for the Ann Johnson Institute for Science, Technology, and Society Magellan Faculty Fellow award [pdf] (this award provides funds to the project mentor)?

By submitting this document, the student and faculty mentor assume responsibility for the project activities outlined in the proposal and will abide by the terms and conditions of the grant. Both parties have read and understand the current guidelines regarding award expenditures.

All projects are subject to the USC Intellectual Property Policy [pdf].

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