Welcome to the website for the Upstate Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ULSAMP). ULSAMP is dedicated to increasing the number of underrepresented (African American/Black, Hispanic American/Latino, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and American Indian) students graduating with baccalaureate degrees in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The ULSAMP is supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) HRD-1202480.

ULSAMP is a partnership between five four-year institutions and two community colleges in Upstate New York: Clarkson University, Cornell University, Monroe Community College, SUNY Onondaga Community College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Rochester Institute of Technology, and Syracuse University (lead institution). The mission of ULSAMP is to develop the next generation of innovators and grow a workforce highly qualified for a knowledge-based economy that is representative of our nation’s demographics.

News & Announcements

  • Our latest Impact Report is now available online, check out it out here.
  • Looking for a research opportunity this summer? Look at the summer research search engine on the Pathways to Science website.
  • If you’re looking for a scholarship, try searching here by major or by scholarship deadline.
  • Students, the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program is a great opportunity that you don’t want to miss out on. Click here to learn more.


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