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Tulane University LS-LAMP Summer Research Program

Program Description

The Tulane LS-LAMP Summer Undergraduate Research Training Program, May 24 - July 30, 2010, is a ten-week program of directed research and training in research methods. Students work in their area of interest with university researchers and present a project at the concluding LS-LAMP Symposium in August.


Program components and areas of research include:


Students also participate in weekly group sessions which focus on graduate school admission requirements, career opportunities, and research presentation.

Each participant receives a $3,000 summer stipend (meals not included),
on-campus housing, travel allowance for students traveling from a university outside of the New Orleans / Baton Rouge area. Tulane LS-LAMP Summer Research Training Program is supported by the National Science Foundation, Board of Regents Support Fund, and Tulane University.


Program Requirements

The Tulane LS-LAMP Summer Research Training Program is open to minority undergraduate students who are enrolled at a Louisiana college or university and are interested in pursuing a career in science, engineering, or mathematics. Students must meet the following criteria:

  1. Belong to one of the following racial/ethnic groups: Black (not Hispanic), Hispanic, Native American, Alaskan Native, or Pacific Islander. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  2. Be a Sophomore, Junior, or first semester Senior at time of application.
  3. Have a G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher.
  4. Possess aptitude and motivation for advanced study in sciences.

Each participant is required to complete the entire ten week-program. The research objectives of the program are substantial and require full-time student commitment. At the end of ten weeks, each participant is required to submit a written report describing his/her research and give an oral presentation. Participants must attend all required group sessions, lectures, and social events.


Application Process

Application Deadline - CLOSED
2010 Summer program dates: May 24, 2010 - July 30, 2010.


Important Links

List of 2010 Project Descriptions

Online Application Form

Letter of Recommendation Form (to be completed by faculty/advisor)




For more information please contact the Tulane University
LS-LAMP office:

605 Lindy Boggs Building - Uptown Campus
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: (504) 314-7692
Fax: (504) 865-6768