Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority and Underrepresented Student Participation in STEM

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 Thursday, February 15, 2018 at noon. We expect to make all awards before the end of the Winter 2018 quarter. 

**If you are not an LSAMP student but think you may be eligible, visit the Apply to LSAMP page to learn more!

Additional Resources

Guide to approaching potential faculty mentors

Guide to writing a one-page research project proposal

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.