The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation and Bridge to the Doctorate Fellowship at Drexel University are part of a national effort to increase the number of underrepresented minority student populations (African American, Indigenous Peoples of the Americas, Latinx and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander) who successfully complete baccalaureate and advanced degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Funding for these program sis provided by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
The STEM Student Support programs work with University staff, faculty, undergraduate/graduate students and other stakeholders with an interest in supporting URM-STEM communities to:
- Promote academic preparation, agility and resilience in pursuit of academic excellence among undergraduates.
- Facilitate participation in co-curricular opportunities that build social capital, expand students' support networks and enhance their competitiveness for future continued participation in the greater STEM community.
- Link students to scholarship and other funding resources.
Bridge to the Doctorate
The Bridge to the Doctorate (BTD) Fellowship Program funded by the National Science Foundation is committed to engaging students from underrepresented populations (African American, Indigenous Peoples of the Americas and Latinx) in graduate study within science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields of study.
Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation
The LS-AMP program, funded by the National Science Foundation, promotes the success of students from underrepresented populations who are pursuing bachelor's degrees in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) disciplines.