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Who is Qualified for AMP?

Standard Eligibility and Selection Criteria:

Full time students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and are Black, Hispanic, American Indian, Alaskan Native or Native Pacific Islander are eligible for LSAMP research assistantships. Students are invited to apply based on academic performance.

Pre-Collegiate Research Assistantship Program:

  • High school seniors admitted to a CUNY college
  • $1000/summer for 6 weeks, 25 hours per week
  • $1000/academic year ($500 per semester)

Undergraduate Research Assistantship Program:

Community College

  • Earned at least 12 credits, including at least one credit-bearing course leading to a SMET major and completed with B or better
  • Minimum G.P.A. of 2.8
  • Freshmen (12-36 credits) - $1,000/academic year
  • Sophomores (>36 credits) - $2,000/academic year

Senior College

  • Majoring in a SMET discipline, with B average or better in SMET courses
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Lower Juniors (62-72 credits) - $3,000/academic year
  • Upper Juniors (73-100 credits) - $4,000/academic year
  • Seniors (>100 credits) - $5,000/academic year

Undergraduate Teaching Assistantship Program:

  • Must have been a LSAMP Research Assistant for at least one semester
  • Full Time Student
  • Summer Participation - $3,000
  • Transition Initiative Program (TIP)

LSAMP Carver Bancorp Scholarship

This is a new scholarship program for outstanding City University or New York science, math, engineering and technology majors established with a gift of $145,000 from the Carver Scholarship Fund. The gift will help broaden minority opportunities in the sciences, math, engineering, and technology disciplines. The Caver Scholarship Fund's contribution of $145,000 to CUNY's Alliance for Minority Participation could not have come at a better time. In the new millennium, our nation's well-being depends more than ever on promoting interest in the sciences among our students. CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein.

LSAMP Carver Bancorp Fellowship

  • $4000 Summer Research
  • $1000 Fall 2004 Semester
  • $1000 Spring 2005 Semester
  • LSAMP Research Scholarship


  • Research activity with a CUNY Faculty mentor
  • A public lecture at the Urban University Series Conference - Spring 2005


  • Sophomore, Junior or Senior status
  • Participation in the LSAMP program for at least two consecutive semesters
  • Required Application Material
  • Research proposal developed by the student and faculty mentor
  • COMPLETED NYCLSAMP Renewal Application


  • Resume/CV
  • Current Transcript
  • Three recommendation letters - two from faculty members
  • Federal financial award data, and declaration of other scholarship awards