Office of the LSAMP Activities Coordinator at Queens College
The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) is an alliance of CUNY colleges with a goal of increasing the number of underrepresented minority students pursuing graduate and bachelor's degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. The program offers research assistantships and fellowships to participating students, peer and faculty mentoring, and many other educational activities.
Students who are full time students, are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and are Black, Hispanic, American Indian, Alaskan Native or Native Pacific Islander are eligible for the NYC-LSAMP research assistantship. Once accepted into the program students can receive up to $5,000 at the undergraduate level. Also, mentors receive a $250 incentive per student towards your lab. The application deadline are:
Spring 2015 - Fall 2015 is November 1st, 2014
Summer and Fall 2015 - Spring 2016 is May 13, 2015
Additional details may be found on the main LSAMP website for CUNY.
At CUNY colleges that participate in the LSAMP program, there is an on-campus Activities Coordinator (AC) who oversees the mentoring and educational programs on that campus. The Activities Coordinator for Queens College is:
The Activities Coordinator is available to answer questions about the program, provide advice and support for students at Queens College participating in LSAMP, provide resources to faculty with questions about the program, and organize on-campus activities.
For questions about the overall LSAMP at CUNY program, please contact the main program office, at City College.
Applying to LSAMP
There are many benefits for students who participate in the LSAMP program, including funding for research assistantships with CUNY faculty, mentoring opportunities, and other educational programs.
There is an online application system for applying to the LSAMP program, and if you have questions about the application process, please feel free to contact the Activities Coordinator for QC.
Summer 2015 LSAMP Application Instructions
1. Please complete Phase I of the Summer 2015 application by clicking this link http://goo.gl/forms/esepokGjQu
. After you submit the application, your project mentor should automatically receive an email stating that he or she will have to complete a mentor endorsement form.
2. After completing Phase I, you will receive a confirmation email with the instructions and link for Phase II. You will also be required to complete Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) training. Instructions will be provided. If you completed RCR before, you do not have to complete it again.
3. Phase III of the process is the decision made on your application. You will receive an email regarding your acceptance or rejection to the LSAMP Summer 2015 program.
For more information, please see accouncement flyer