Are you majoring in science or mathematics at CI, and thinking about graduate studies in your field? If you are, then we are looking for you!

The CSU Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation is a CSU program designed to increase in the number of students who are pursuing graduate study in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM). CI-LSAMP brings together students with similar interests and motivation to excel and to participate in a collaborative learning environment conducive to success.

Students who are majoring in a STEM discipline—Applied Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Science and Resource Management, or Mathematics, who want to consider earning an M.S. and/or a Ph.D. in their field, and who face barriers to education are encouraged to apply for this program.

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Program Eligibility:

To be eligible for the CSU-LSAMP program a student must:

  • be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • be enrolled in an undergraduate major in a STEM discipline
  • be within two years of graduation
  • be an individual who has faced or faces social, education, or economic barriers to careers in STEM
  • be considering graduate study (M.S. and/or Ph.D.) in a STEM discipline (Please note: students committed to pursuing medical degrees and other professional post-baccalaureate degrees are not eligible for LSAMP membership.)
  • be available to attend the biweekly LSAMP seminars on Fridays, 1 – 3 pm, in the first semester of membership

Those ineligible for the CSU-LSAMP program, and those who expect to graduate in more than two years may consider applying to be an LSAMP Affiliate. LSAMP Affiliates are welcome at all LSAMP activities but are ineligible for funding. Affiliates may apply to become LSAMP members (if eligible) when within two years of graduation.

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How to Apply:

If you are interested in being part of the LSAMP program, complete the online application below. Your application will be complete once you have e-mailed a pdf copy of your unofficial transcript to christine.opzeeland627@csuci.edu or provided a printed copy of your unofficial transcript to Chris Opzeeland (El Dorado Hall #103).

LSAMP Application Application deadline: The Friday before the first day of classes each semester. Late applications may be accepted as space permits.

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