Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority and Underrepresented Student Participation in STEM

LSAMP Undergraduate Research Scholars Program


A $3000 Research Stipend for Summer 2017!

LSAMP is offering at least two $3,000 stipends to LSAMP students conducting research with a Cal Poly faculty mentor during the summer of 2017. 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 letter or email of commitment from a Cal Poly faculty member
    (may be submitted separately)

Application materials should be submitted via email to

Application materials are due Friday, January 20, 2017 Friday February 3, 2017. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We expect to make all awards before the end of the Winter 2017 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

LSAMP staff will provide feedback on your research proposal draft if upon request. by Monday, January 9, 2017. You can also 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.