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

LSAMP Bridge Leaders

 LSAMP Bridge Leaders help LSAMP Scholars who are WSU incoming freshmen, transfers, and current LSAMP participants by:

  • Getting them connected with research opportunities and resources.
  • Assisting in the planning and organizing of workshops and events for the LSAMP program.
  • Creating a comfortable, diverse community for underrepresented minorities in STEM.

Bridge Leaders are expected to:

  • Regularly communicate with first-year and transfer students.
  • Co-coordinate LSAMP activities (i.e., conferences, trainings, banquets).
  • Participate in weekly trainings (i.e., cultural competencies, professional development).

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Become a Bridge Leader


  • Leadership and professionalization Training 
  • Improve communication and collaboration skills
  • Networking with faculty and industry 
  • Tailored letters of recommendation
  • Increase self-confidence level
  • Improve organizational skills
  • Two semester stipends


  • Must be a full time STEM student
  • Have a 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Have attended at least two years at WSU (48 credits) or more
  • Demonstrate high ethical standards and cultural competency
  • Must commit to 6-7 hours a week
  • Must Communicate and work well with others

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