Undergraduate Research Opportunities
The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (PR-LSAMP) is pleased to announce its 2016-2017 scholarship opening for undergraduate research students in the fields of science, mathematics and engineering (STEM).
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- Full time enrollment (12 credits or more per semester) in an undergraduate Science, Engineering or Mathematics program
- General and major GPA of 3.10 or higher
- Statement of Purpose, (Write a two pages Scientific Essay describing your interest to conduct research)
- Title of research project
- Research summary or abstract, no more than 300 words
- Official transcripts as of May 2016*
- 2 letters of recommendation*
* In order to participate in this research opportunity all required documents must be submitted to the PRLSAMP Office to the following address:
Resource Center for Science and Engineering
PO Box 23334
San Juan, PR 00931-3334
We invite you to apply to the research opportunity that the program provides by submitting all required documents by July 23rd, 2016. No applications will be accepted after the deadline.
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All awarded students will receive a stipend of $800.00 plus $200.00 for materials to be used in their laboratories per semester.
Our program receives over 350 applications each year of which only 90 are awarded. When applying have in regard the high competitiveness of our program.
To be eligible to apply for a PR-LSAMP stipend and participate in the Mentored Undergraduate Research Experience program, the applicant must:
Due to limitation of funds, priority will be given to those eligible applicants that will be working with researchers that are actively publishing research work.
during the second semester of the given academic year, the student must:
If accepted to the program, the students must:
Only at UPR Rio Piedras and at Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Puerto Rico, Ponce Campus during the first semester 2016-2017 academic year. Workshops in other campuses will be announced for future participants. Students in these campuses will be notified.