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Graduate student Kwame Owusu-Daaku awarded SPARC Graduate Research Grant

This merit-based award is designed to promote research and creative excellence across all disciplines at the University of South Carolina.

Kwame Owusu-Daaku has received a SPARC Graduate Research Grant for his project, A Tale of Two Cities: A Comparative Study of the Narratives of Climate Change Vulnerability in the Volta River Delta of Ghana. Sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research, the Support to Promote Advancement of Research and Creativity (SPARC) Graduate Research Grant is a merit-based award designed to promote 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 funding to support graduate student research, creative, or other meritorious scholarly projects. Kwame, who is also a USC Presidential Fellow, is advised by Ed Carr.