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Benefits of Participating in LSAMP

  • Earn a $500 stipend from your research experience
  • Tools and resources to help you succeed in STEM majors and careers
  • Undergraduate research and leadership opportunities
  • Interaction with experienced STEM professionals
  • Connection with faculty and peer mentors
  • A community of supportive program staff and other LSAMP students
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LSAMP Events

  • Field trips
  • Local undergraduate research symposiums
  • Campus and lab tours of transfer institutions
  • Guest speakers

Louis Stokes

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Louis Stokes

The LSAMP program was named in honor of Louis Stokes (1925 - 2015), the first Black congressman elected by the state of Ohio. Before serving for 30 years in Congress, Louis was a prominent civil rights lawyer who pursued racial justice at the local, district and federal level. As a congressman, he became the first Black member to serve on the Appropriations Committee, as well as supporting the foundation of the Congressional Black Caucus.

Source: United States House of Representatives History, Art and Archives Website