Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP)

Join LSAMP and become part of a community of science scholars!

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What is LSAMP?

The UMass Amherst Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Scholars Program is part of an alliance of New England institutions that receive funding through the National Science Foundation (NSF) to strengthen the preparation, representation, and success of under-represented minority students majoring in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. In addition to UMass Amherst, the alliance includes Northeastern University, the University of Connecticut, the University of Rhode Island, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

The LSAMP Website offers information about all the opportunities available on campus.

The LSAMP Scholar Experience

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

As an LSAMP Scholar you will be supported in finding Undergraduate Research Opportunities and eligible for funding to conduct your research.

Mentoring and Tutoring

As an LSAMP Scholar you will receive mentoring and supplemental instruction throughout your college career. In your later years, you will have the opportunity to become a mentor and tutor to incoming LSAMP students.

Portfolio

As an LSAMP Scholar you will be supported in creating and maintaining a portfolio that will aid in applying to graduate schools and professional positions.

Travel

As an LSAMP Scholar you will have opportunities to travel both domestically and internationally to participate in research related events.

Contact us

Want more information? Contact information: Charlana Simmons, charlanas@cns.umass.edu, (413) 545-1969.

Northeast Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (NELSAMP)

The Northeast Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (NELSAMP) is a partnership between UMass Amherst, Northeastern University, the University of Connecticut, the University of Rhode Island, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute. The group receives funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to strengthen the preparation, representation, and success of historically under-represented minority students in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.

Alliance-wide events

NELSAMP hosts Alliance-wide events.