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Office of the Vice President for Research

Office of Research program funds summer mentorship

The Office of the Vice President for Research encourages faculty members who plan to mentor under-represented minority students this summer to apply for SMART funding. Through this program, USC faculty (all campuses, all disciplines) who mentor under-represented minority students during the summer receive a supplement of $1,000 per student, for up to two students. This support can be used toward summer salary for the mentor (the graduate student, postdoc or faculty member working directly with the student), research costs and/or for the under-represented minority undergraduate students. Applications are due Friday, June 5, 2015.

Visit the SMART program page for complete details and to download the application form.


15 May 2015

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