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Undergraduate Research

Magellan Scholar Award

The Basics

  • up to $2,500 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 3.200



Fall Deadline

October 11, 2023, at 5 p.m.
Announced: December 13
Grants start January 2024

Spring Deadline

February 7, 2024, at 5 p.m.
Announced: April 12
Grants start May or August 2024


College of Education - Columbia

  • Requires an internal review of your proposal five business days before the stated deadline.
  • Contact Queenie Bell at 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 Charlotte Stalvey, with questions.



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