Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation

What is LSAMP?

The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation is an NSF sponsored program designed to broaden participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines and increase the number of students receiving baccalaureate degrees, and ultimately Ph.D.s, in STEM disciplines.

Who is eligible?

SSU students who:

  • Are Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Geology, Computer Science, Engineering Science or Chemistry majors.
  • Are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
  • Face social, educational, or economic barriers to careers in STEM.

What are the benefits?

The LSAMP program at SSU provides:

  • Reimbursement for required STEM textbooks.
  • Reimbursement for GRE preparation courses and GRE registration.
  • Reimbursement for travel to professional conferences and visits to graduate schools.
  • Material support and stipends for students in research projects.
  • $30,000/year plus tuition and fees for two years to participate in a Bridge to the Doctorate program at a selected CSU campus.


* CSU-LSAMP is funded through the National Science Foundation under grant #HRD-1826490 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.