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LSAMP Undergraduate Research Scholars Program

LSAMP is offering at least three $3,000 stipends to LSAMP students conducting research with a Cal Poly faculty mentor during the summer of 2018. All Cal Poly LSAMP students are eligible to apply!

How to Apply

Applications must include:

  1. Your updated resume
  2. A one-page research project proposal
  3. A one-half page motivation statement
  4. A letter or email of commitment from a Cal Poly faculty member
    (may be submitted separately)

Application materials should be submitted via email to

All application materials are due by Friday, February 9, 2018. We expect to make all awards before the end of the Winter 2018 quarter. 

Need Guidance?

Click here for more information on approaching potential faculty mentors

Click here for a guide to writing a one-page research project proposal

Click here for a guide to writing a one-half page motivation statement

*LSAMP staff are happy to provide feedback on drafts of your application materials upon request! Email or make an appointment to review in person.


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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.