Expand all Allowable and Unallowable Expenses. A variety of funding options are available through the Office of Undergraduate Research and Magellan programs to support research, scholarship and creative activities. Library support for undergraduate research. These competitive awards are just one of more than a dozen sources of funding available for undergraduate researchers. You can receive up to $3,000 to help fund a project by submitting a research, scholarship or creative proposal developed in collaboration with a faculty mentor. Use our database to search for faculty that have research interests similar to your own. Your Grant Money. You cannot pay for any work that took place before the grant start date. University of South Carolina - Clemson COVID Challenge. Search the OUR faculty research database. Undergraduate students from all USC system campuses who engage in research, scholarly or creative projects with a mentor or supervisor must register their projects in the OUR Research Registry.. For independent study course credit, you must ALSO submit an Independent Study Contract form through your academic advisor. Register Today. Refer to the budget section of the Application Guidebook [pdf] Note: funds may only be used for the student awardee(s) and the project. OUR can help you narrow down your research project ideas, find the perfect mentor, make sense of funding opportunities and do just about anything else you need to do to get started in research. The UofSC-Clemson COVID Challenge is a collaboration between our institutions and more across the state. Ready to be a part of it? The University Library and the Scholarly Commons work to provide support for undergraduate researchers across all disciplines. We are in this together! Your project period is 12 months, based on the grant start date or graduation, whichever is first. Funding around Campus Learn about opportunities to fund your research through programs available throughout the USC system. Using Your Money. Get Started. Watch our interactive virtual Getting Started in Research workshop and learn how to find faculty mentors through the faculty research database.