Points of Interest for LSAMP Students
Academic Excellence Workshops (AEW). During the academic year, selected LSAMP CORE courses in science and mathematics are supplemented with Academic Excellence Workshops (AEW).
Math/Science Textbook Reimbursement. Eligible students can receive up to $200 per semester for required STEM textbooks. A LSAMP student who actively participates in at least 2/3 of AEW meetings for any “gateway” courses they are taking AND attends at least 2/3 of LSAMP meetings and activities in a given semester, will be eligible for textbook reimbursement for the next semester. Where attendance is not possible due to class conflicts, students who attend at least 3 advising sessions with the campus coordinator, will be eligible for up to $100 reimbursement per semester.
First Year Community College Transfer Students
Community College Transfer Scholars Program: California State University, Stanislaus provides two Community College Transfer Merit Awards of $200 to new transfer students during their first year in the CSU. Students will be expected to participate in a program of activities during their first year that is developed in conjunction with the LSAMP Campus Coordinator. Applications are available in the LSAMP office.
Student Research Program: LSAMP students who join a faculty member to participate in research may receive up to $1600/year in stipend monies. Monies will be awarded based on a project proposal with budget submitted by the student and faculty member to the LSAMP coordinator. Receipt of awards will be dependent on student authored research project progress reports and on written faculty evaluation of student performance.
Student Facilitators: LSAMP students who have completed core courses with a “B” or better are eligible to apply to be a paid Academic Excellence Workshop facilitator.
Student Participation in Research Conferences: California State University Stanislaus will provide opportunities and funding for LSAMP students to participate in conferences designed to encourage STEM students to obtain advanced training/degrees. Funding may also be available to cover the cost of printing research posters to present at conferences.
Graduate School Preparation Program
Funding will be provided for GRE test fee reimbursement for LSAMP students eligible to enter graduate school (limited to one general test and one subject exam).
Funding for graduate school application fees will be provided to students with financial need for such assistance.
LSAMP students are eligible to attend the California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education.
Graduate school materials will be available in the LSAMP office on campus.
CSU-LSAMP Scholars Program
California State University, Stanislaus, nominates LSAMP students to be CSU-LSAMP Scholars. The CSU-LSAMP Scholars Program is fully supported by the CSU-LSAMP Statewide Office and will provide up to 3 students per campus with $1000 during the calendar year. Students will develop a plan of study and be monitored throughout their proposed plan. A system-wide form will be used. The Program Committee will select the scholars.
CSU-LSAMP is funded through the National Science Foundation (NSF) under grant #HRD-1302873 and the Chancellor’s Office of the California State University. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author (s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation or the Chancellor’s Office of the CSU.