Apply to LSAMP

Apply for the Ohio State LSAMP Program

Ohio State LSAMP Scholars are selected from the incoming class of admitted students.

Applications open Spring 2020 Semester.


To be eligible to participate in LSAMP programming, students must:

  • Be an underrepresented minority as described by the LSAMP Program Description (African American, Hispanic, American Indian, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian, Native Pacific Islander)

  • Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or permanent resident of the U.S. or its possessions

  • Be enrolled at a participating institution in an undergraduate major in a STEM discipline and/or an area within the LSAMP CIP Code

LSAMP Programming

LSAMP provides:

  • advisement and counseling

  • bridge and early arrival programs

  • tutoring and supplemental instruction

  • peer mentoring

  • faculty mentoring

  • undergraduate research

  • social activities

  • workshops and activities for academic and professional development

  • conference and travel opportunities


Students who are selected to be LSAMP Scholars will receive stipends for their participation in LSAMP programming.

LSAMP STEM Bridge Program

Selected students are required to attend the LSAMP STEM Bridge Program.

Selection is based on program eligibility and responses to the following questions:

  1. Please discuss why you have selected your major and your future career goals.

  2. Provided what you know about the LSAMP Program at The Ohio State University, how do you feel you will personally benefit from participating in the program throughout your academic career?

  3. Discuss what strengths you bring to your role in the LSAMP Program, including, if appropriate, how any cultural, social, personal, or economic barriers you believe you have faced in your pursuit of education might translate into your success in this role.

Interested in applying?

Interested students, if you have questions, please contact:

Taylor Watkins, Program Coordinator | 614-292-0284