2014 Syracuse University LSAMP Summer REU Program

The Syracuse University Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Research Program is a paid summer research opportunity that provides undergraduate scholars with the opportunity to work with distinguished faculty and staff as well as network with others in their field of interest. Student scholars have the opportunity to conduct and present research over a ten-week period under the direction of a faculty research mentor at Syracuse University.


Through this program, scholars will gain theoretical knowledge and practical training in academic research and scientific experimentation. The SU LSAMP research program was developed to aid in the retention of traditionally underrepresented groups in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

What are the benefits?

  • $3400 research stipend
  • Round-trip travel stipend of up to $150*
  • Free double occupancy room on the SU campus
  • State-of-the-art laboratories, libraries, computers, etc.
  • Meals provided during group events

*For students living outside of the Syracuse area


Who is eligible?

  • Students must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident and African American, Latino, American Indian/Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or Native Pacific Islander.
  • Applicants must be in good academic standing with a GPA of 2.80 or better
  • Have completed at least two semesters of college

Participants may NOT take courses during the summer program

Research Areas

Students may apply for research opportunities in any of the following STEM disciplines: Biology, Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Earth Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Information Studies, Mathematics, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Physics.

Application Deadline: March 7, 2014

Notification of acceptance April 1


Tamara N. Hamilton

Co-PI, Upstate Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ULSAMP)

Director, Syracuse University LSAMP

Center for Graduate Preparation and Achievement

203 Bowne Hall

Syracuse, NY 13244

Phone: 315.443.4282

Fax: 315.443.5683

SU LSAMP: http://cgpa.syr.edu/lsamp/

ULSAMP alliance: http://www.ulsamp.org

Syracuse Engineering Program: http://engineeringonline.syr.edu/

A copy of the application can be found by clicking on this link: LSAMP Summer Research Student Application and a copy of the recommendation form can be found by clicking on this link: LSAMP Summer Research Application Faculty Recommendation Form

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