LSAMP 150A

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the qualifications for applying to the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program?
To qualify for the LSAMP program, you must have one of the following majors: 
Natural Resource Studies
Architecture
Historic Preservation
Environmental Design
Chemistry
Biology
Geology
General Science
Computer Science
Math and Statistics 
Actuarial Sciences
Physiology
Physics
Environmental Management

Why should I do research?

Your decision to choose any major and, subsequently, persist in its completion is dependent on your academic and social experiences in college. Not only will a research experience enable you to be more knowledgeable and experienced in your area, it will provide an opportunity for positive interactions with peers, graduate students, and faculty in your department that will strengthen your support network. As a result, you can more easily identify yourself with those in your discipline, and your commitment to the completion of your degree is enhanced.

What are the responsibilities of an LSAMP Scholar?

As a LSAMP scholar you are expected to contribute to your research project through literature search, data collection, and scientific analysis. You are also required to present your findings in an oral and/or poster presentation. 
Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Program
Department of Chemistry
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Phone: 765-285-5516
Fax: 765-285-6505
Attn.: Patricia Lang