At the end of this application, you will be required to submit a short essay (at least 350 words) explaining why you should be accepted into the LSAMP program.
We strongly suggest you write your essay in Word prior to starting your application and cut and paste the completed essay into the application when indicated. The essay should address the following:
1. What are your academic and career goals?
2. Why do you want to join BU LSAMP?
3. What are your interests in scientific research and/or engineering and mathematics?
4. How do you intend to assist in the program’s aim of increasing the number of historically underrepresented minorities (African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans/American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Native Pacific Islanders) pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)?