Congratulations to Emily Brennan and Allison Ham 2019-2020 SPARC Awardees
Sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research, the Support to Promote
Advancement of Research and Creativity, or SPARC, Graduate Research Grant is a merit-based
award designed to ignite research and creative excellence across all disciplines at
USC. The overall objective of the SPARC Graduate Research Grant is to provide support
and to encourage outstanding students to pursue exciting research directions during
their graduate career at the University of South Carolina. To achieve this end, the
SPARC program provides the opportunity for eligible graduate students to secure funding
up to $5,000 to support their research, creative or other meritorious scholarly project.
SPARC funds can be used to pay for salary, supplies, travel and other costs essential
to completing and promoting funded projects.
Emily Brennan - Title: Histories of Stress: A Life Course Approach to Population Health in Medieval
Allison Ham - Title: Sex Differentials in Frailty in Medieval Ireland