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Undergraduate Research

Magellan Scholar Award

The Basics

  • up to $3,000 per Magellan Scholar for salary, materials or travel
  • for projects in collaboration with a faculty mentor
  • funds research, scholarly and creative projects
  • all campuses and all disciplines are eligible
  • minimum institutional GPA of 3.300

 

 

Fall Deadline

October 23, 2019, at 5 p.m.
Announced: December 17
Grants start January 2020

Spring Deadline

February 19, 2020, at 5 p.m.
Announced: April 10
Grants start May or August 2020

EXCEPTIONS


College of Education - Columbia

  • Requires an internal review of your proposal five business days before the stated deadline.
  • Contact Rebecca Wessinger at rineharr@mailbox.sc.edu as soon as you intend to submit.

College of Nursing - Columbia

Arnold School of Public Health

  • Requires submission into USCeRA 1 full business day prior to the deadline.
  • Contact Dr. Lumi Bakos, Bakos@email.sc.edu with questions.



 

You are required to attend one application workshop.
You must attend a workshop before you can apply for the Magellan Scholar program. Your application may be declined if you have not attended a workshop. Do not miss class for this - if you cannot attend any of the dates/times below - contact our@sc.edu for alternatives ASAP.

Registration: Encouraged (registration form below) but not required. You MUST sign in at the workshop to record your attendance. 
Length: 45-50 minutes, followed by an optional 15-minute session for writing tips and hints.

Workshop attendance is required.

NOTE: If the workshop locations, dates, or times do not work in your schedule, contact our@sc.edu or 803-777-1141 ASAP - an alternative is available. Do NOT miss class to attend a workshop!

Download the Application Workshop Handout [pdf]

UofSC Aiken:
Thurs, Sept 19, 4:30pm
Business and Education Bldg rm 140

UofSC Columbia:
Tues, Sept 17, noon Russell House Room 305
Mon, Sept 23, 1pm Russell House Room 305
Fri, Sept 27, noon 1600 Hampton St. Room 404U
Thurs, Oct 3, 10am Russell House Room 305
Mon, Oct 7, 4:30pm Russell House Room 305
Tues, Oct 15, 4:30pm Russell House room 305

UofSC Upstate:
Fri, Sept 20, 12:30-2:00pm
Administration Building Room 327

ALL Campuses by video conference:
Fri, Sept 27, noon
Aiken TBD
Beaufort Library 238
Columbia 1600 Hampton 404U
Lancaster MEDF 213
Salkehatchie East 213
Salkehatchie West OCB 205
Sumter TBD
Union Laurens 113
Union C108
Upstate ITS Conference Admin 102

 

Registration encouraged but not required. Same day registrations may not be recorded - please sign in at the workshop.

NOTE: If the workshop locations, dates, or times do not work in your schedule, contact our@sc.edu or 803-777-1141 ASAP - an alternative is available. Do NOT miss class to attend a workshop! 

Registration form:

*Required fields

STUDENTS: Please enter your mentor's information in the next fields - if known.

Select workshop date and time (Be sure to record your selected date, time, and location.) *

Attendance is unlimited.

You only need to attend one workshop, but changes occur each application round. It is your responsibility to follow the current semester's rules, requirements and forms.

Are you resubmitting a proposal? If so, review the guidebook for resubmission guidelines and requirements.

The required part of the workshop is ~45-50 minutes, followed by an optional 15-minute session on writing tips and hints.

Contact Undergraduate Research immediately! Email us at our@sc.edu, or call 803-777-1141, we may be able to offer an alternative.

Depending on how close the deadline, you may not be able to apply this round if you've missed all the workshops.

Contact Undergraduate Research immediately! Email us at our@sc.edu, or call 803-777-1141, we may be able to offer an alternative.

Depending on how close the deadline, you may not be able to apply this round if you've missed all the workshops.

NOTE: Workshops are posted at the beginning of each semester. Check back in mid-August for Fall and early January for Spring.

Each semester one workshop is offered by video conferencing to all campuses. See above for date, time, and location on each campus. 

If the date has passed or you are unable to attend, contact our@sc.edu for alternatives.

Mentors are encouraged to attend one workshop.

Mentors and students do not have to attend the same workshop.

Please check the guidebook for changes.

FORMS are updated often! Please do not resuse forms from previous semesters. Forms can be found on the "Applying" page.

 

 

 

 


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