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Summer 2017 NSF LSAMP URP

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DISCLAIMER:

The LSAMP Undergraduate Research Program is subject to available funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

To Apply

You must submit a complete application for review, which includes the following:

  1. Application form
  2. Personal essay and research interest essay
  3. Letter of recommendation and recommendation form
  4. Unofficial transcript 
  5. Resume
  6. Citizenship documentation
  7. Summer 2017 List of courses (if applicable)

The program offers:

  • Student stipends of $3,000.00 for the summer
  • Faculty-student partnership to conduct cutting-edge research in the STEM fields
  • Access to available academic year research opportunities and professional conferences opportunities
  • Research preparation tools such as scientific writing, presentations, and professional workshops
  • Graduate School Preparation workshops
  • Possible graduate school visits to surrounding universities or research facility visit

Program Eligibility

  • Full time student at the University of Maryland, College Park, Prince George's Community College, Montgomery College, or the University of Puerto Rico
    • Community college students must be interested in transferring to the UMD.
  • Rising Sophomore, Junior or Senior
    • UMD students in the College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences, A. James Clark School of Engineering, or the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
    • Community college students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields.
    • Undergraduate college student  at the University of Puerto Rico (Mayaguez or Rio Piedras campuses), majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields.
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8

Expectations

  • Conduct research with a University of Maryland, College Park faculty member in the College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences, A. James Clark School of Engineering, of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Devote about 30-35 hours a week to the research project
  • Produce and submit a written research project report, approved by the faculty advisor, at the end of the summer and present research at culminating symposium
  • Participate in all LSAMP URP activities and workshops
  • Participate in seminars or colloquiua given by the College of Mathematical and Natural Sciences, A. James Clark School of Engineering, or College of Agriculture and Natural Resouces

**Students will have to identify a Research Mentor prior to the start of the Undergraduate Research Program.**

Application Priority deadline is March 31, 2017. 

Final Application deadline is April 7, 2017. 

Submission of documents and questions can be forwarded via email to:   

Ms. Michelle Udeli
LSAMP Program Coordinator
Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering University of Maryland
1131 Glenn L. Martin Hall
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: (301)405-8106
Email: lsamp@umd.edu