Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP)

Summer Research Internship Program

May 31 - August 4, 2023

2016 summer intern.

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

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 LSAMP Research Symposium

Benefits

  • UB Faculty Research Mentor
  • $5,000 Stipend
  • $200 Campus Cash Allowance
  • Graduate School Preparation
  • Paid Registration for the UB Undergraduate Research Conference (a $475 value!)
  • Conference Survival Kit
  • Community Service Activities
  • Tours of STEM industries 

How to Apply

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

  • 2 completed UB faculty, UB staff, UB advisor and/or 
    UB graduate TA recommendations
  • 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