Program eligibility - Am I eligible to apply?
You must be a declared major in one of the following disciplines: biology, biochemistry, chemistry, computer science, engineering, engineering technology, mathematics, or physics.
Freshmen, sophomores, and juniors are eligible to apply. Applicants who are seniors must have at least three long semesters left prior to graduating in order to be considered for the program.
US citizen or permanent resident, fulltime enrollment, academic eligibility (see full details on application pages)
Why should I become a Texas State H-LSAMP scholar?
You will belong to a unique community of students in the College of Science and Engineering who are recognized for their academic excellence and ambition to pursue graduate study and a STEM career.
You will receive a participant support award, typically $2000+ per long semester.
You will participate in research, academic and professional conferences, faculty mentoring, internships, interdisciplinary seminars and workshops, service learning and volunteer projects, resume and personal statement development, group meetings and social events.
You will be an integral part of the College of Science and Engineering's Collaborative Learning Center.
What do Texas State H-LSAMP scholars do?
Plan ahead through personalized advising and career preparation; create a Scholar Development Plan
Learn through mentoring and research with faculty and program mentors
Participate in interdisciplinary and career-related workshops, our book discussion group, community service, student and professional conferences, and social events
Make good friends and "build our H-LSAMP team" at our G.O.A.L.Teambuiding and Leadership Training
Join our cohort of peer-led tutors in the Collaborative Learning Center
Develop a well-written resume and personal statement
Prepare for graduate school and a professional career in the sciences and engineering
You will choose one of the following project tracks each semester:
Program Requirements - What is expected of Texas State H-LSAMP scholars?
You are required to complete your individual Scholar Development Plan, participate actively in the Collaborative Learning Center, and attend all mandatory H-LSAMP activities and events.
You must have every intention of graduating from Texas State in no more than five years with a baccalaureate degree in the sciences, technology, engineering, or mathematics.
You must remain a full-time student (at least 12 hours per long semester) and maintain a Texas State, major, and semester GPA of 2.5 and above.
Your record will be reviewed after each semester and the level of continued support will be determined, in part, by your semester performance, level of participation in the scholar community, and progress toward your degree (hours and grades completed each semester).