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Academic Year LSAMP URP

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Final Application deadline is Sunday, April 15, 2018. 

 

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 statement of research interests
  3. Letter of recommendation and recommendation form
  4. Unofficial transcript 
  5. Resume
  6. Citizenship documentation (One of the following: Copy of US Birth Certificate, US Passport, or US Permanent Residency Card)
  7. Fall 2018 Estimated Courseload List

 

Program Benefits

  • Student stipends of $3,000.00 per year (summer or academic year)
  • Promotes faculty-student partnership to conduct cutting-edge research in the STEM fields
  • Access to available summer research opportunities and professional conferences opportunities
  • Research preparation tools such as scientific writing, presentations, and professional workshops
  • Graduate School Preparation workshops
  • Possible visits to surrounding universities and research facilities

Program Eligibility

  • Full time student at the University of Maryland, College Park
  • Sophomore, Junior or Senior in the College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences, A. James Clark School of Engineering, or the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 

Expectations

  • Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • 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 8-10 hours a week to the research project
  • Produce and submit a written research project report, approved by the faculty advisor, at the end of each semester and present research at culminating symposium
  • Participate in all LSAMP URP activities and workshops
  • Participate in seminars or colloquia given by the College of Mathematical and Natural Sciences, A. James Clark School of Engineering or College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
**Students will have to identify a Research Mentor prior to the start of the Undergraduate Research Program.

Final Application deadline is Sunday, April 15, 2018. 

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

Dr. Sarah Mburu
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: smburu@umd.edu