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The Virginia-North Carolina Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation

The Virginia-North Carolina Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation

The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) aims to increase the quality and quantity of students successfully completing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) baccalaureate degree programs.

The Virginia-North Carolina Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation strives for diversification of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) workforce, with an emphasis on increasing the number of underrepresented minority students earning baccalaureate degrees and matriculating to graduate school.

LSAMP Program at Thomas Nelson

Minority Students are invited to participate in Thomas Nelson Community College’s Program funded by Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Grant. This program offers multiple benefits to the students:

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Make new friends and build a team

  • Discover resources available to you at Thomas Nelson

  • Visit STEM-related workplaces

  • Get inspired by STEM leaders

  • Professional development

  • Peer and Faculty Mentoring

  • Summer Research Funding

  • National STEM conferences

  • Financial Support

Eligibility:

The overall goal of the program is to assist colleges in diversifying the nation's science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce by increasing the number of STEM baccalaureate and graduate degrees awarded to populations historically underrepresented in STEM disciplines: African Americans, Hispanic Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Native Pacific Islanders. The intention of LSAMP funding is to help diversify STEM by providing support to URM students, however; non-URM (underrepresented minority) students CAN participate in LSAMP activities/receive support provided they are United States citizens or permanent residents.

  • United States citizen or permanent resident
  • Enrolled and Thomas Nelson and majoring in a STEM discipline
  • Ability/desire to maintain strong math skills
  • Expressed interest in pursuing a STEM baccalaureate degree
  • Attend sessions of this program
  • Complete LSAMP application forms at UVa and Thomas Nelson

Apply:

Click on link and hit Apply at both UVa and Thomas Nelson:
UVA:   https://lsamp.virginia.edu/apply
Thomas Nelson: Register to become a part of LSAMP program
•    Canvas LSAMP

 Schedule an advising or get more Information
•    (757) 825-2898
•    LSAMP@tncc.edu, frankj@tncc