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Magellan Ambassador Application


Application Tips

  • DEADLINE: Applications for the 2023-2024 Magellan Ambassador cohort will be accepted until 11:59 pm on Sunday, February 19, 2023. 
  • We recommend that applicants type out responses to the short-answer questions in a Word document to check spelling and grammar, then paste them into the application fields.
  • Contact us at or 803-777-1141 with questions.


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For the short-answer questions below, we suggest you type responses in a Word document to check for spelling and grammar, and then paste them into the application fields.

Roles and Responsibilities Agreement

The Magellan Ambassadors represent the Office of Undergraduate Research and provide outreach and guidance to UofSC students interested in getting involved in research opportunities. OUR Ambassadors have had a positive undergraduate research experience they want to share with others and are dedicated to spreading the word about Undergraduate Research at the University of South Carolina.


  • Attend mandatory training in the fall (Tuesday, August 22, 2023; 12 pm - 5 pm)
  • Attend monthly staff meetings and one-on-one meetings with supervisor (based on Ambassador schedules)
  • Actively participate in events throughout the year (including U101 presentations, tabling events, and campus-partner and student organization presentations)
  • Volunteer at Discover UofSC
  • Be knowledgeable about the services offered through the Office of Undergraduate Research
  • Serve as a role model in the Carolina Community through this peer leadership role

*You will never be asked to miss a class in order to fulfill an Ambassador requirement

Do you accept the Roles and Responsibilities Agreement? *

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