The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) is a National Science Foundation funded initiative that seeks to increase the number of underrepresented minority students who complete science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) baccalaureate degree programs and matriculate into programs of graduate study.
LSAMP is a national program with chapters at various colleges and universities that has been in existence for over 20 years. LSAMP participants are more likely to complete their bachelor degrees and go on to graduate school than non-participants.
The Peach State LSAMP (PS-LSAMP) Alliance is a collaboration of seven higher education institutions in the state of Georgia including:
PS-LSAMP members participate in a wide variety of professional development workshops, mentoring, undergraduate research exposure, and have the opportunity to interact with their peers at the Annual Fall Symposium and Research Conference.