Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP)

Summer Research Internship Program

May 29 - August 2, 2024

A 10-week intensive National Science Foundation (NSF) summer research experience for undergraduate students.

Eligible Students

  • Full-time undergraduates majoring in a STEM discipline with an interest in research
  • Completed a minimum of 30 credits before the start of the program
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.80 or better
  • LSAMP supports broadening participation from groups that have been historically underrepresented (African American, Latinx, American Indians, Native Pacific Islanders, etc.) in STEM disciplines
  • Graduating seniors are ineligible
  • Students in allied health fields (OT/PT, nursing, medicine, medical technology, pharmacy) are ineligible 
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Program Highlights

  • 10‐week National Science Foundation (NSF) summer internship for undergraduates in STEM disciplines
  • Participation in oral and/or poster presentations at the national UB Undergraduate Research Conference
  • Research Methods Seminar
  • Weekly “essential skills” workshops
  • Participation in the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) Summer Research Symposium 


  • UB Faculty Research Mentor
  • $5,250 Stipend
  • $200 Campus Cash Allowance
  • Graduate School Preparation
  • Micro-credential/Digital Badge in Mentored Research  
  • Attend Research Symposia/Conferences
  • Research Conference Survival Kit
  • Community Service Activities
  • Tours of STEM industries 
LSAMP students in front of their posters after a poster session in Davis Hall.

How to Apply

The deadline to apply for the summer program has passed.

Once the application is open, students can complete a Summer Research Program application online. The application should include:

  • 2 completed recommendation forms from a faculty member, staff member, an academic advisor and/or graduate student teaching assistant (TA).
  • Resume/CV
  • Typed personal statement
  • Official college/university transcript(s)
    (University at Buffalo students do not need to provide a transcript) 

Transcripts should be sent directly from your institution to our office:

University at Buffalo
Office of STEM Diversity Programs
222 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260