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LSAMP Bridge to Doctorate Programs

Mar 2, 2015

Do you plan to pursue a PhD, but earning an MS along the way makes sense and you need support?

LSAMP offers "Bridge to Doctorate" programs at several different universities! The benefits of Bridge to Doctorate programs include:

  • Tuition, fees and student health insurance waiver for first two years
  • Stipend of $30,000 annually for first two years
  • Level funding in years 3, 4, & 5 if qualified to advance to PhD
  • Faculty mentoring
  • Participation in professional conferences and meetings
  • Links to research and professional opportunities
  • Enriched academic services and support 

2016-17 LSAMP Bridge to the Doctorate Programs:

  1. Binghamton University
  2. CSU Los Angeles

​*We will update this page as more universities open applications for BD programs with a 2016 or later start date.


Undergraduate Research Survey

Mar 2, 2015

LSAMP Students and Allies, please take the time to fill out this survey about undergraduate research experiences. We are trying to learn more about the landscape of undergraduate research at Cal Poly. The following survey is intended for ALL faculty, advising staff, and students – we would like to hear from those who have and have not participated in some aspect of undergraduate research.

This survey will take no more than 25 minutes! There is also an option to participate in an open-ended video interview. In the survey, you can select this format and include times and dates that work for you. Or e-mail:

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Coffee, Cake, & Conversation: Networking With Faculty Researchers

Aug 4, 2014

FRIDAY, JANUARY 9, 2015: 2-3:30PM, BONDERSON (197)-104

Enjoy warm drinks & baked goods while you mix & mingle with faculty researchers across campus. This interactive event is a great opportunity to find out how you can get involved in on-campus undergraduate research for Summer 2015 or next academic year! Bring your questions, and your friends!





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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.