Texas A&M University System Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (TAMUS LSAMP), funded by the National Science Foundation, is part of a national initiative to increase the number of underrepresented minority students successfully completing high quality degree programs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines and to encourage students to matriculate into graduate programs.
Five LSAMP awardees will receive a stipend of $1,250 per semester for a total of $2,500 per academic year. Students will be eligible for up to $500 to cover research related expenses or travel to a conference. Each student will be expected to participate a minimum of 180 research hours split between Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 and to present their research results at the TAMUS Student Pathways Symposium (Fall 2016), TAMUG Student Research Symposium (Spring 2017) and/or other professional conference. A maximum of one student application per Faculty member will be considered (under exceptional circumstances such as a collaborative project or a limited number of Faculty sponsors, more than one student per professor may be considered). Selection of students will be based on meeting the eligibility criteria listed below, the quality of the narrative, and letters of support from the Faculty sponsor.
To be eligible, the student must:
Faculty sponsor must agree to:
Benefits to the LSAMP student: