Miami University

The nationally recognized Miami University LSAMP program is a four-year scholars program with the purpose to significantly increase underrepresented minority student recruitment, retention, and attainment of STEM degrees from Miami University, subsequent graduate school and  entry into STEM careers. Jointly overseen by faculty and staff in the College of Arts and Science, the College of Engineering and Computing, the Farmer School of Business, and the College of Creative Arts, LSAMP welcomes underrepresented minority students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to participate in its program.

Undergraduate Research and Internships

LSAMP Scholar Spotlight

  • Miami University has over 20 first-year LSAMP Scholars that participate in a two-semester undergraduate research experience course and present for the first time at the Miami University Undergraduate Research Symposium during the spring semester
  • LSAMP Scholars participate in the LSAMP Summer Research Experience or Miami University's Ofice of Undergraduate Research Summer Scholars Program (USS) while other LSAMP scholars find opportunities in external REU programs
  • Several upper-class LSAMP Scholars engage in undergraduate research during the academic year under the guidance of Miami faculty
  • Miami LSAMP Science & Engineering Scholars have been selected to present their research at national conferences such as the American Geophysical Union Conference, JASM (Joint Aquatic Science Meeting) Conference, and the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minoritized Scientists
  • A few Miami First-Year LSAMP Scholars have managed to get a Digital Technology summer internship with GE Aviation department though upper-class students are usually the targets for the position
  • Several Miami LSAMP Engineering Scholars obtained summer internship opportunities with various companies and organizations

The LSAMP Program Includes:

  • Early Arrival Program for First Year Students
  • Academic Success Coaching
  • Free Tutoring & Weekly Study Tables
  • Supplemental Instruction
  • Faculty & Peer Mentoring
  • Career & Leadership Development
  • Financial Stipend
  • Stokes Scholars Living Learning Community
  • Undergraduate Research with Faculty, Forums & Conferences
  • First Year Research Experience Class Courses
  • Summer Undergraduate Research Experience Program
  • Participation in LSAMP Annual Conference
  • Graduate School Preparation 

For more information, please visit the Miami University LSAMP website page

Miami University LSAMP Receives Insight Into Diversity STEM Award

The Miami University LSAMP received INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine's Inspiring Programs in STEM Award for 2023.

Read more about Insight Into Diversity STEM Award

Acceptable Majors

  • Biochemistry
  • Biological Physics
  • Biology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Engineering Physics
  • Environmental Earth Science
  • Geology/Earth Science
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Microbiology
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Zoology
  • Bio-Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • General Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Businss Analytics
  • Architecture (College of Creative Arts)
  • Games + Simulation (College of Creative Arts)


LSAMP Program Lead PI and Interim Program Coordinator
Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

Carolyn S. Craig, MBA, CDP, ACCQP