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Preston Residential College


Explore funding options that can enhance your academic experience at the University of South Carolina.

Research Grant

The Magellan Explorer grant is offered in the fall and spring semesters for current and former Preston Residents to conduct research projects. Funds of up to $500 may be awarded for the use of salary, materials, supplies and/or travel expenses. Find details and application deadlines through the Office of Undergraduate Research.


Travel Grant

The Preston travel grant is open to all current undergraduate students living in Preston who will be studying abroad through a UofSC-approved program.  Applications are available and due in October. Check back for specific deadlines.

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