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

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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):
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University of Texas, Arlington (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

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

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

Page last updated 1/21/2017
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