Skip to Main Content
Pathways to Science: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Search for a program . . . find your future.

The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Bridge to the Doctorate (BD) Fellowships

Click Here to Learn More and Apply! 

Academic Level:
Undergraduates - Senior
Graduate Students (Masters)

LSAMP-BD provides financial support to 12 eligible students for two years of graduate study in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

The program offers:

• Graduate tuition/fees plus $30,000/year stipend for two years, contingent upon satisfactory academic progress*

• Financial support in years 3–5, contingent on successful academic progress

• Faculty mentoring

• Personal and professional development training

• Conference and research travel opportunities

• Enriched academic services and support

• A diverse and interactive community


• Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Preference will be given to members of underrepresented minority groups as defined by the NSF: Hispanic, African-American, Native American, Alaskan Native, or Pacific Islander.

• Meet the requirements for and be admitted to a UT Arlington STEM BS-to-Ph.D. program.

• Provide evidence of participation in an LSAMP undergraduate program.

• Have a strong commitment to being awarded a STEM Ph.D. degree.

• Have a satisfactory GPA.

* Pending National Science Foundation (NSF) funding approval.

 • Note: Funding pending
Participating Institution(s):
(Click an institution to see all programs it hosts)
University of Texas, Arlington (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
STEM Fields

Learn More and Apply!

This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)

Page last updated 1/21/2017
Click here to submit updates to this program listing!

Featured Program!

The Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters-to-Ph.D. Bridge Program

The Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to-PhD Bridge Program focuses on increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in astronomy, biology, chemistry, materials science and physics. Students work towards the Master’s degree at Fisk with the intention to enter a PhD program at Vanderbilt or elsewhere, with access to instructional and research opportunities at both institutions. Tuition, stipend, and medical insurance are provided. Click here to learn more and apply!

Interested in featuring your own program in this space? Click here to learn more.


a flag denotes an institution that is the lead of an allianceInstitution that is the lead of an alliance

An exclamation point denotes a program with an upcoming deadlineUpcoming deadline

an airplane denotes a study abroad opportunityProgram includes a study abroad component

icon indicating a short-term opportunityDifferent from a program, an opportunity is generally short-term; they include paid workshops, travel funds, or professional development opportunities

icon indicating a nationwide programNationwide programs are not based at individual institutions

an airplane denotes a study abroad opportunityProgram Just Posted

a suitcase denotes portable fundingPortable Funding

a globe denotes funding for international studentsFunds International Students

a checkbox denotes a program recently updatedProgram recently updated