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Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement LSAMP: Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation

Benefits of Involvement

You will have the opportunity to tackle real work projects and interact with experienced professionals in the field. You will be exposed to undergraduate research opportunities that will link you with faculty and graduate students working on projects that will advance their fields. You will have access to resources that will help you build upon your critical thinking and problem-solving skills – all requirements of scientific study. You will be connected with support from a team of WSU faculty, staff, and members of industry in the Pacific Northwest that are committed to the success of underrepresented minority students pursuing careers in STEM fields. Overall, you will find that the LSAMP program at Washington State University will serve as a rewarding and accessible support system for you and all underrepresented minority students who have set their sights on a future in STEM.

We take our work and support of your educational pursuits seriously. The WSU-LSAMP program supports the National Science Foundation’s strategic goal to help create a diverse, competitive and globally engaged U.S. workforce of scientists, engineers, technologists and well-prepared citizens. We are also an embodiment of WSU’s committment to increasing the diversity and excellence of its student population.

Research Awards

Research awards in the amount of $1,000 are available to underrepresented minority students pursuing a STEM major who are actively engaged in the WSU LSAMP program. Find out now how you can apply for these awards!


LSAMP’s strategic partnerships with the industry leaders such as Boeing, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Micron, and Microsoft can get you connected to a possible summer internship. Contact LSAMP for internship information.

Additional Benefits

  • Academic advising
  • Orientation courses
  • Math workshops/courses
  • Faculty-student mentoring
  • Undergraduate research
  • Conference poster presentations
  • Graduate school preparation