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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


The Magellan Scholar Award

Deadlines & Announcement Dates

Fall Deadline

October 24, 2018, at 5 p.m.
Announced:  December 18
Grants start January 2019

Spring Deadline

February 20, 2019, at 5 p.m.
Announced: April 11
Grants start May or August 2019


College of Nursing — Columbia

Requires you to submit an internal intent to submit form [pdf] ASAP and your proposal 10 business days before the stated deadline. 

Contact Lisa Spruill at You will also email the final version of your proposal to Lisa Spruill, not into USCeRA. 

College of Education — Columbia

Requires an internal review of your proposal five business days before the stated deadline. 

Contact Rebecca Wessinger at as soon as you intend to submit.