National Science Foundation Supports STEM Students

Three students in front of a white board who participated in the UML-LSAMP program.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) sponsored UML-LSAMP program helps students create community around STEM.

A program that offers various services to all Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) students.

The Urban Massachusetts Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (UML-LSAMP) is designed to create an integrated community of science, culture and learning for underrepresented students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields at the alliance institutions.

UML-LSAMP is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and led by the University of Massachusetts Boston.


  • Applicants must be an Undergraduate U.S Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • Applicants must be enrolled in STEM related discipline at UMass Lowell.
  • Although every applicants has a chance of being selected, special effort will be made to select underrepresented minorities and those from groups having limited participation in STEM-degree track (African-Americans, Chicano/Latino Americans, Native Americans, Natives of U.S. Pacific Islands and certain populations of Asian- Americans., eg., those from Vietnam, Laos, etc.)

Selected eligible students will receive an award of $1750.

UMLSAMP Application

Priority deadline for the application is Friday, March 22, 2024. Additional applications will be consider as available.

Steps to get RCR (Responsible and Ethical Conduct of Research) Certificate.

  • Students must first create a User name and pass word and affiliate it with the University of Massachusetts Lowell link then:
  • Log in, On main page
  • Click "Add Course"
  • Scroll down
  • Select "Responsible Conduct of Research (Optional)
  • Click "Next" this brings to home screen
  • The Responsible Conduct Research is now Clickable to start.

Contact Information

For more information, contact:

Amy Liss
Phone: 978-934-4336.
Office of Multicultural Affairs, University Crossing (UCC) 370
220 Pawtucket Street, Lowell, MA 01854