Joining 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.


In order 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/Native American, 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 as an undergraduate STEM major

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 on July 30 - August 17, 2017.

Interested Students

If interested in the LSAMP program, please complete the online application by May 15, 2017. If you have questions, please contact Mr. Russell Morrow, Ohio State LSAMP Program Coordinator at or 614-292-0284.