Sponsored Awards and Research Support (SARS)

Sponsored Awards

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.

Services provided by Sponsored Awards:
  • Find and disseminate grant opportunities
  • Assist with proposal preparation and submission
  • Provide post-award training and grants management
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