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Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP)

Contacts

Morteza Ebneshahrashoob, Ph.D.
Director

Aimee Arreygue
Coordinator
(562) 985-4682
Aimee.Arreygue@csulb.edu

CSU-LSAMP is sponsored both by the National Science Foundation (HRD-1302873) and the California State University, providing a statewide program for the enhancement of math and science skills for students have faced or face social, educational or economic barriers, majoring in science, technology, mathematics and engineering (STEM).

The goal of LSAMP is to support students as they successfully complete their academic degree program and enhancing their futures in the STEM disciplines. This program includes a summer workshop designed to prepare students for enrollment in calculus during the upcoming academic year, LSAMP Scholar Program and Research Fellow Program designed to support student involvement in activities that enhance graduate school readiness, and a Summer Research Program held in conjunction with Bridges to the Baccalaureate program to facilitate research understanding.

Now recruiting for 2014-2015 programs:

Summer calculus workshop 2014 deadline extended!

LSAMP Summer Research Program 2014

Applications are now closed.

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The LSAMP Summer Research Program is a National Science Foundation initiative to increase enrollments of minority populations and under-served students within science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) research fields. The LSAMP Summer Research Program will be conducted as a cohort and in conjunction with the NIH sponsored - Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program.

  • Conduct Research with a Faculty Member. Conduct research with a CSULB faculty member for eight weeks during the summer - June 16 to August 8th.
  • Stipend. You receive a stipend (money) for doing research with a faculty mentor. Also, your faculty mentor will receive money for supplies.*
  • Attend all LSAMP Summer Research Activities. There are many activities involved with the LSAMP Summer Research program, but a few are: Professional development workshops, information on graduate programs, Summer Research Symposium, etc.
  • Plans to apply to Graduate Programs. Are you interested in apply to a graduate program in: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics? This program will help you become a competitive candidate for graduate programs (Master’s or Ph.D.).
  • Let us know what’s going on. After you have completed the program, we ask only one thing. Update us on your graduate/professional placement. This allows us to see how successful the program has been.
  • Continue on as an LSAMP Research Fellow. If qualified, pending faculty mentor approval, you may be eligible to continue into the academic year as an LSAMP Research Fellow (application separate, and provided below).

Program Eligibility

Students must meet the following criteria:

  • Enrolled at CSULB as an undergraduate student (Post-baccalaureate/second bachelor students are not eligible.)
  • Declared science, math, engineering or computer science major (STEM majors)
  • US citizen or permanent resident (documentation may be required)
  • An individual who faces/has faced social, cultural, educational, or economic barriers to careers in STEM**
  • 2.5 overall GPA minimum, 3.0 GPA in the major preferred
  • Be interested in pursuing graduate degrees in the STEM disciplines.

*Contingent upon funding
**Contact LSAMP Coordinator for details

Applications - please print both!

  1. CSU-LSAMP statewide application
  2. Summer program requirements, and faculty letter of recommendation form here (be sure to select "Summer Research" on application).

 

LSAMP Research Fellows Program: 2014-2015 Academic Year

Applications are now closed.

program flyer

The LSAMP Research Fellow Program is a National Science Foundation initiative to increase enrollments of minority populations and underrepresented students within science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) research fields. *Students may possibly continue research from the Summer 2014 Research Program, pending mentor approval.

  • Conduct Research with a Faculty Member. Go out and knock on doors of former faculty members you’ve taken courses with, see what research is available on campus. Ask to join their lab as an LSAMP Research Fellow.
  • Stipend. You receive a stipend (money) for doing research with a faculty mentor. Also, your faculty mentor will receive money for supplies.*
  • Attend all LSAMP Fellows Activities. There are many activities involved with the LSAMP Research Fellows program, but a few are: Bi-monthly meetings to provide updates about your research, professional development workshops, information on graduate programs, etc.
  • Plans to apply to Graduate Programs. Are you interested in apply to a graduate program in: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics? This program will help you become a competitive candidate for graduate programs (Master’s or Ph.D.).
  • Let us know what’s going on. After you have completed the program, we ask only one thing. Update us on your graduate/professional placement. This allows us to see how successful the program has been.

Program Eligibility

Students must meet the following criteria:

  • Enrolled at CSULB as an undergraduate student (Post-baccalaureate/second bachelor students are not eligible.)
  • Declared science, math, engineering or computer science major (STEM majors)
  • US citizen or permanent resident
  • An individual who faces/has faced social, cultural, educational, or economic barriers to careers in STEM**
  • Be interested in pursuing graduate degrees in the STEM disciplines.

*Contingent upon funding
**Contact LSAMP Coordinator for details

Applications - please print both!

  1. CSU-LSAMP statewide application.
  2. Academic Year program requirements, and faculty letter of recommendation form here* (be sure to select "Research Fellows" on application).

*If applying to both Summer and Academic Year Research program, you only need one faculty letter of recommendation.

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Summer Calculus Workshop

Applications are now OPEN! Deadline extended!

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Annual LSAMP Summer Calculus Workshop provides students with intensive preparation for Calculus I and II courses. This free workshop is taught by CSULB math faculty and open to students in the STEM disciplines who meet the eligibility requirements. All materials provided, and students will receive a stipend* upon successful completion.

Program Eligibility

Students must meet the following criteria:

  • Enrolled at CSULB as an undergraduate student (Post-baccalaureate/second bachelor students are not eligible.)
  • Declared science, math, engineering or computer science major (STEM majors)
  • US citizen or permanent resident (documentation may be required)
  • An individual who faces/has faced social, cultural, educational, or economic barriers to careers in STEM**
  • Ready to enroll in Calculus I or Calculus II in the fall semester (Math 119A or B, Math 122 or 123)
  • Be interested in pursuing graduate degrees in the STEM disciplines.

*Contingent upon funding
**Contact LSAMP Coordinator for details

2014 Summer Calculus Workshop Schedule

  • Monday, July 28th - Friday, August 8th from 1:00 - 5:00pm
  • Thursday, August 7th - Research Symposium from 12:00pm - 1:00pm. Lunch provided.

Application - please print and complete both!

  1. CSU-LSAMP statewide application.
  2. Summer Calculus Workshop requirements and supplemental application.
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