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Galen Health Fellows

Mini-Magellan Research Grants

The Magellan Mini-Grant is awarded to undergraduate students pursuing research, scholarship and creative activities.


Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. You must meet with someone from the Galen Health Fellows office for an orientation.


What is the Magellan Galen Mini-Grant?

  • The Mini-Magellan Grant funds Galen Health Fellows in their pursuit of research, scholarship and creative activities with a health focus.
  • A faculty, staff or community mentor will assist with the project.
  • Provides up to $500 for salary, materials, supplies and/or travel costs required to complete the project.

What type of research can you do?

  • Mentor-designed: Students work directly on mentor's project; does not have to be separate question/topic.
  • Student-generated projects or questions.
  • Research abroad.
  • Service-learning and community-based research.
  • Any combination of the above.
  • Need ideas?  

What are the requirements?

  • Make significant progress toward the completion of your project within the grant period.
  • Complete a research ethics workshop. See workshops for researchers.
  • Present at Discover USC.
  • Submit a research report and pictures.