800 University WaySpartanburg, SC 293031-864-503-5000
The Office of Sponsored Awards and Research Support (SARS) serves as the single point-of-contact for faculty, staff and students who are seeking assistance with their research and scholarly endeavors at USC Upstate. The Office of Sponsored Awards and Research Support will provide the training and development, resources, and administrative support that principal investigators and future principal investigators need to advance their research and scholarship and to build the University’s reputation.
Please direct questions regarding Sponsored Awards and Grant Writing to Elaine Marshall, (864) 503-5331.
Please direct questions regarding Internal Faculty/Student Funding Opportunities and the Annual Research Symposium/Journal to Dr. Melissa Pilgrim, (864) 503-5781.
Director of Sponsored Awards
Admin Building, Room 308C
Dr. Melissa Pilgrim
Director of Research Support
Admin Building, Room 308A
Admin Building, Room 308Phone: 864-503-5185
800 University Way
Administration Bldg, Suite 229
Spartanburg, SC 29303
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