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LSMAMP (Louis Stokes Mississippi Alliance for Minority Participation)

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LSMAMP at Southern Miss

Lsmamp LogoAs a partner in the Mississippi Alliance, USM’s School of Computing Sciences and Computer Engineering hosts strategic activities and initiatives to improve the recruitment, retention, and graduation rates of students traditionally underrepresented in STEM majors and careers. LSMAMP aligns with the goals of the NSF INCLUDES Mississippi Alliance for Women in Computing (NSF 1649312) to increase the numbers of women of color on computing pathways in the state. is open to all STEM majors. Complete this form to get more information on how you may become involved.


Become a Mentor 

As an  LSMAMP Scholar, you will be required to enroll in a special topics  course section for which you will work on a  research project. Each participant will receive a $500 stipend. 

Apply to be a LSMAMP Scholar

LSMAMP provides paid mentors who provide academic support and guidance for undergraduates who are members of an under-represented minority group. Students who are juniors and seniors can apply to be a mentor. 

Apply to be an LSMAMP mentor

Summer Bridge Applications are open for our 2023 Summer Bridge Program that will be held July 10 - 13. Participants will reside in USM residence halls for 3 nights, will meet faculty and current students, and establish a cohort of peers in computing majors. Apply today! Space is Limited!

Apply for the 2023 Summer Bridge Program

Contact Us

School of Computing Sciences and Computer Engineering

214 Bobby Chain Technology Center (TEC) 
118 College Dr. #5106
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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