Louis Stokes  Alliance for Minority Participation
Program-Grant Number (HRD-1302873)

The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program is a joint project of the National Science Foundation and The California State University.

Objectives

  1. To increase the number of students from underrepresented groups graduating from college with degrees in Science, Technology, and Mathematics (STEM)
  2. To increase the number of students from underrepresented groups who pursue graduate studies in STEM.

Program activities and possible compensation, first and second year students Summer career awareness

  • Workshops up to $300 stipend. 

  • Academic and career counseling
  • Textbook Loan -A limited number of textbooks are available for loan for LSAMP participants.
  • Supplemental Instruction

  • Assistance with difficult science/math courses

  • Academic year workshops and science seminars

Program activities and possible compensation, third and fourth year students

  • Supplemental Instruction

  • Academic and career counseling
  • Assistance with difficult science/math courses

  • Academic year workshops and seminars

  • Attend professional conferences

  • Support for registration & travel

  • Participation in supervised research with faculty

  • Up to $4000/year stipend

  • Textbook Loan -A limited number of textbooks are available for loan for LSAMP participants.
  • Assistance with preparation for GRE and grad school applications

Eligibility Requirements

  • US citizen or permanent resident

  • Enrolled as an undergraduate major in a science, technology or math discipline (or have an expressed interest in pursuing a STEM baccalaureate degree)

  • An individual who has faced or faces social, educational, or economic barriers to careers in STEM.

If you have any questions about applying to the LSAMP program, please feel free to contact Perla Rivas at pmrivas@csusm.edu or 760-750-3681.

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CSU-LSAMP is funded through the National Science Foundation (NSF) under grant #HRD-1302873 and the Chancellor’s Office of the California State University. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author (s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation or the Chancellor’s Office of the CSU.