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SC-AMP
FUNDING PROGRAMS

***The SCAMP Program at USC is no longer accepting applications for the summer of 2016.***

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.

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How do I nominate a student for this program?

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 lauren.clark@sc.edu.

I would like to mentor a SCAMP student, how do I get involved?
Please send an email with the following information to: lauren.clark@sc.edu

  • Your Name
  • Department
  • 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
  • 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?
student must attend USC Columbia or Midlands Tech

Can the student be a resident of SC, but attend college in another state?
No

My professor told me about the program, how do I apply?

  • If you do not have a project yet, contact lauren.clark@sc.edu for an appointment and we can help you find a project.
  • If you have a project and faculty advisor, complete the application form

FUNDING PROGRAMS:
[All programs subject to funding availability]

NEW International Research Awards
Get involved in a research project abroad! Awards available to off-set expenses.
OPTIONS:

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:

Dr. Lauren Clark
Office of the Vice President for Research
Osborne Administration Building, Suite 202
Phone: (803) 777-3929
Email: lauren.clark@sc.edu
 

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