CSU-LSAMP at Cal Poly

Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation in STEM

LSAMP Undergraduate Research Scholars Program

LSAMP is offering three $3,000 stipends for LSAMP students conducting research with a Cal Poly faculty mentor during summer 2020. 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 (see below for directions)
  3. A one-half page motivation statement (see below for directions)
  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 lsamp@calpoly.edu.

Application deadline: 11:59pm on Monday Feb 10, 2020. We expect to make all awards before the end of the Winter 2020 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

Want feedback on your draft application materials? Email lsamp@calpoly.edu or make an appointment to review in person.


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CSU-LSAMP at Cal Poly is supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. HRD-1826490 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.