Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP)

The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) aims to diversify the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) by fostering the success of historically and currently underrepresented Native American, African American, Hispanic/Latino and Pacific Islander students in those fields.

Program Benefits

  • Participate in faculty mentored research project
  • ReceiveĀ  guidance, advising and training in STEM-specific professional development through regular meetings with Faculty Coordinators
  • Stipend of $3000 for the year
  • Opportunity to present research at conferences, such as the BMCC Annual Research Symposium (BARS)


  • Full-time student with at least 12 credits completed
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • US citizen, permanent resident, or have an Employment Authorization Document (EAD; i.e., work permit)
  • Must be willing to commit to 100 hours (10 hours a week) of research with their mentor for an entire semester

Please note: International students on an F1 Visa do not qualify.

How to Apply

Apply online with the LSAMP Application