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The Baruch College Faculty Handbook

LOUIS STOKES ALLIANCE FOR MINORITY PARTICIPATION IN SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATHEMATICS



This page last updated on 9/11/17

The Baruch College NYC Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (BA-LSAMP) is an NSF-funded program that offers faculty members at Baruch College an opportunity to become a mentor for an eligible and qualified student (undergraduate, graduate or Ph.D.) who is majoring in any of the following departments/disciplines: Economics, Computer Information Systems, Statistics, Actuary Science, Mathematics, Psychology, Financial Engineering (MFE), and Biology or Natural Sciences.

Eligible students who are awarded a research assistantship will receive a stipend ranging from $1000 to $6000 per academic year as well as a chance to present their research at national and international conferences. Research assistants will experience the privilege of working under the guidance of a Baruch faculty member in their respected discipline while engaging their intellectual curiosity and satisfying their thirst for discovery. Research assistants will be involved in scholarly activities that will help make undergraduates' resumes more attractive to graduate schools and prospective employers, and gives faculty members the ability to write more detailed letters of recommendation.

 Standard Eligibility and Selection Criteria:

  • Must be a registered full-time student
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and be Black/African American, Hispanic, American Indian, Alaskan Native or Native Pacific Islander.
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Freshmen students with no GPA are accepted; eligibility will be based on high school transcripts.

The BA-LSAMP is a federally funded research and training program that is sponsored by a grant from the National Science Foundation in collaboration with the City University of New York. 

Faculty members who are interested in conducting research with students at Baruch College and or encounter exceptional and promising students, who may be eligible, are encouraged to contact Hermino Martinez by email at Herminio.Martinez@baruch.cuny.edu.