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Center for Research and Scholarship Support

The Center for Research and Scholarship Support is a division of the Office of Sponsored Awards and Research (SARS) and provides programs, incentives, and resources to enhance the educational and professional development of USC Upstate students by supporting student based research, scholarly, or creative activities.

This Center provides, on a competitive basis, logistic and monetary support for the pursuit of student projects performed under the guidance of USC Upstate faculty, staff, and/or community professionals from throughout the Upstate region. The Center also assists students in traveling to professional meetings to present their work/findings; assists faculty/staff who involve students in their research programs; and assists in arranging internships and directed studies for students in order to better prepare them for their future professional careers.

Dr. Melissa Pilgrim

Melissa Pilgrim

Director of Research Support
Admin Building, Room 308A
Phone: (864) 503-5781