The Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program of the National Science Foundation assists universities and colleges in their efforts to increase underrepresented minority student recruitment, retention, persistence, and attainment of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) degrees. It does this by the formation of alliances and carrying out specific programming to encourage student success in STEM. The Ohio LSAMP Alliance consists of 7 four-year institutions and 4 community colleges: Central State University, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati State and Technical Institute, Cleveland State University, Columbus State Community College, Cuyahoga Community College, Miami University, The Ohio State University, Sinclair Community College, Wilberforce University, and Wright State University.
In order to be eligible to participate in The Ohio LSAMP Alliance, students must:
The LSAMP program is dedicated to helping minority STEM students on their quest for an Associates’, Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctorate (Ph.D.) degree.
For more information visit the Ohio Alliance LSAMP website.
The program will provide financial stipends for activities and tasks that that are associated with making students successful. These are some of the activities that qualify for a stipend:
The Sinclair LSAMP Summer Bridge Institute for STEM students will help prepare students for college-level coursework and orient students to the many campus resources to ensure student success. This program is specifically designed for students who have enrolled in a STEM program at Sinclair. The goal of the “bridge” program is to aid students’ transition to the academic rigor expected at the college level and to help them be successful in their STEM degree program.
During the LSAMP Summer Bridge you can expect to: