The South Carolina Alliance for Minority Participation (SC-AMP) at USC supports programs for undergraduate minority students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines.
No money is currently available through SC-AMP.
Please check back in early February.
How do I nominate a student for this program?
- If you would like to work with this student: please have the student complete the application form and submit to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- If you think the student would be great for the program, please encourage them to contact email@example.com for an appointment or you can email firstname.lastname@example.org directly with the student’s name and email (if possible).
I have specific student(s) I want to work with - how do we get involved?
Please have the student complete the application form and submit to email@example.com.
I would like to mentor a SCAMP student, how do I get involved?
Please send an email with the following information to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Your Name
- Email address
- Home page (if desired)
- 2-3 lines about your ongoing research interests
What are the eligibility requirements?
- underrepresented minority as defined by the National Science Foundation (African-American, Hispanic American, Pacific Islander, or Native American)
- citizen or legal resident of the United States
- minimum GPA of 3.0
- undergraduate seeking a bachelor’s degree in engineering, mathematics, any natural science, or computer science
- student must attend USC Columbia or Midlands Tech OR be transferring TO USC Columbia FROM USC Lancaster, Union, Salkehatchie, or Sumter
- students must be working on a project in engineering, mathematics, any natural science, or computer science
Does the student have to attend USC, or can they be from any SC college?
Students must attend USC Columbia or Midlands Tech OR be transferring TO USC Columbia FROM USC Lancaster, Union, Salkehatchie, or Sumter
Can the student be a resident of SC, but attend college in another state?
My professor told me about the program, how do I apply?
- If you do not have a project yet, contact email@example.com for an appointment and we can help you find a project.
- If you have a project and faculty advisor, complete the application form
[All programs subject to funding availability]
NEW International Research Awards
Get involved in a research project abroad! Awards available to off-set expenses.
Research Program - Summer
Get involved in a research project with a USC professor for 8-10 weeks during the summer, full-time (37.5 hours per week)!
Requirements: Workshops, USC Summer Symposium, and SCAMP research conference presentation
AWARD: $4000 stipend
For more information, questions, or to apply contact us:
Office of Undergraduate Research
Byrnes Building room 207