LSAMP

Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority and Underrepresented Student Participation in STEM

Applying to Cal Poly LSAMP

Cal Poly LSAMP Student Benefits 

The Cal Poly LSAMP Program provides financial support & assistance, advising, networking & community building, professional development, and various other opportunities for its students. 

Who is Eligible to Apply?

To be eligible for the LSAMP Program, students must:

  1. Be an enrolled Cal Poly undergraduate STEM major who faces or has faced social, educational, and/or economic barriers to careers in STEM.
  2. Be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  3. Be an undergraduate major in one of the following majors:

College

Major

College of Agriculture, Food, & Environmental Sciences

Agricultural and Environmental Plant Sciences

Agricultural Business 

Agricultural Science

Agricultural Systems Management

Animal Science

BioResource and Agricultural Engineering

Dairy Science

Environmental Earth and Soil Science

Environmental Management and Protection

Food Science

Forestry and Natural Resources

Nutrition

Wine and Viticulture

College of Architecture & Environmental Design

Architecture

Architectural Engineering

Construction Management

Landscape Architecture

College of Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer Engineering

Computer Science

Electrical Engineering

Environmental Engineering

General Engineering

Industrial Engineering

Liberal Arts and Engineering Studies

Manufacturing Engineering

Materials Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Software Engineering

College of Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts and Engineering Studies

College of Science & Mathematics

Biological Sciences

Biochemistry

Chemistry

Kinesiology

Marine Sciences

Mathematics

Microbiology

Physics

Statistics

Orfalea College of Business

Industrial Technology & Packaging


How to Apply

We are pleased you are considering becoming an LSAMP student! Joining LSAMP is a simple two-step process:

1. Complete the LSAMP Application

2. Meet with an LSAMP Faculty or Staff Advisor

  • Don't worry, this part isn't an interview for selection...it's an opportunity for us to get to know you! 
  • At this meeting, we'll discuss your educational & career goals, and how LSAMP can support you on your path toward achieving them. 
 

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*Students who do not meet all eligibility requirements do not need to apply to attend LSAMP events. Events are open to all students. 

Cal Poly LSAMP is supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. HRD-0802628 and the CSU Chancellor's Office, and coordinated by the Center for Engineering, Science, and Mathematics Education (CESAME) at Cal Poly, SLO. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in these materials are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.