Apply for the LSAMP Program

LSAMP Scholars


Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) is a program of the National Science Foundation. Its purpose is to significantly increase underrepresented minority student recruitment, retention, persistence, and attainment of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) degrees.


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.

Interested Students

If you have questions, please contact:

Taylor Watkins, Program Coordinator at or 614-292-0284