The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) is a National Science Foundation initiative named after the late Ohio Congressman Louis Stokes, who was responsible for numerous minority focused programs the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The aim of LSAMP is to increase the quality and quantity of students successfully completing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) baccalaureate degree programs, and increase the number of students interested in, academically qualified to matriculate into programs of graduate study.
The Kentucky - West Virginia Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (KY-WV LSAMP) is a consortium of colleges and universities working together to create, enhance, and expand programs designed to broaden participation and increase the quality and quantity of students from underrepresented populations who receive degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Program goals and activities focus on undergraduate research experiences, graduate school preparation, and international experiences. LSAMP is a federally funded program through the National Science Foundation. KY-WV LSAMP is one of 50 alliances in the nation.
Benefits for Jefferson students are:
For more information on how to join, please email Danielle Sims Brooks, Director of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement at email@example.com