Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation


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Funded by the National Science Foundation and the Chancellor’s Office of the California State University, CSU-LSAMP is a coordinated and comprehensive program dedicated to broadening participation in STEM. Over its history, the CSU-LSAMP Aliance has grown to include all 23 campuses of the CSU, becoming a truly system-wide effort. The primary goal of CSU-LSAMP is to enhance the academic and professional preparation of CSU-LSAMP participants for careers in STEM.

The LSAMP program is one of the NSF flagship initiatives for helping the Nation meet its STEM workforce needs for the 21 century. This program is a multidisciplinary, comprehensive, undergraduate program designed to increase substantially the quantity and quality of minority students receiving baccalaureate degrees in STEM disciplines and, subsequently, to increase the number of minority students entering graduate school who obtain doctoral degrees in STEM fields supported by NSF.


The Cal Poly LSAMP program is funded through the system-wide CSU-LSAMP and is supported by funds from the National Science Foundation (NSF grant # HRD-1826490), the CSU Office of the Chancellor, and the Science Educational Enhancement Services (SEES) program at Cal Poly Pomona.

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