Chicago State University


  1. When can I submit an application?
    Applications can be accepted on a rolling basis year round, however students must first talk to a faculty mentor to discuss possible research opportunities prior to submitting an application and required paperwork.
  2. I’m in the U.S. on a Student Visa can I still apply?
    The program is only open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents.
  3. I’m a full-time pre-professional student does this satisfy the STEM major requirement?
    Only full-time undergraduate STEM students that have aspirations of attending STEM graduate programs are eligible to become scholars.
  4. Will I receive a research stipend if I am accepted into the program?
    Yes ILSAMP scholars receive a stipend on a monthly basis for participating in the program.
  5. How can I apply for an international research experience?
    International undergraduate research experiences are offered once a year. For additional information please reach out to LSAMP Coordinator or Program Associate.
  6. I am working on my second undergraduate degree and majoring in STEM can I apply for the program?
    The LSAMP program is designed to support primary undergraduate STEM degrees and does not fund a secondary undergraduate STEM degree, however we strongly encourage you to visit our research opportunity page (link to page from this question) to apply to other applicable research programs.