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CSU Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation at Sacramento State

The California State University Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (CSU-LSAMP) is a statewide program dedicated to broadening participation in STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The CSU-LSAMP at Sacramento State Program provides students with opportunities to advance their education to graduate programs in the STEM field. Participants take part in activities that provide academic support, professional development, and graduate preparation. CSU-LSAMP at Sacramento State provides the following activities and opportunities:

  • One on One Advising
  • Research Opportunities
  • Graduate Preparation
    • Application assistance
    • Statement of Purpose assistance
    • Resources for GRE preparation
  • Workshops & Guest Speakers
  • Support to attend local, regional, and national conferences

Eligibility Requirements

  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Undergraduate majoring in a qualified STEM major:
    • Biological Sciences
    • Chemistry & Biochemistry
    • Physics & Astronomy
    • Geology
    • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Belong to a group underrepresented in STEM, including any of the following:
    • African American
    • Latino
    • Native American
    • S. Pacific Islander
    • First-generation college student
    • Possessing a disability
    • Family income below the poverty line

How to Join

Students interested in joining the CSU-LSAMP at Sacramento State Program must complete a program application.Apply Here

Program for Recognition of Outstanding Undergraduate Distinction (PROUD)

The CSU-LSAMP Statewide Office each year produces a publication The CSU- LSAMP Program for Recognition of Undergraduate Distinction (CSU-LSAMP PROUD), which recognizes and highlights the achievements of outstanding CSU-LSAMP students from all 23 CSU campuses. Students are recognized for their outstanding academic performance, research accomplishments, service, and leadership, and/or personal triumph.

2021 PROUD
2020 PROUD
2019 PROUD

Contact Information

For additional information regarding the CSU-LSAMP at Sacramento State please stop by Sequoia Hall 320, the Center for Science and Math Success where the CSU-LSAMP at Sacramento State is housed or contact us at (916) 278-6519 or


The CSU-LSAMP is funded through the National Science Foundation (Grant# HRD 1826490), the Chancellor’s Office of the California State University and Sacramento State.