LSAMP Scholars are students in their first year at Madison College or who are just beginning to transition into college level, transferable STEM courses. Applicants must be eligible to enroll in Elementary Algebra with Applications or a higher math course. Level 1 and 2 LSAMP Scholars will receive stipends of $250/semester and $500/semester respectively for successful completion of the program. Students who already have a bachelor’s degree in any subject are ineligible.
Peer Tutors (not currently recruiting)
Peer tutoring plays an active role in the program’s efforts to increase the number of STEM courses successfully completed by underrepresented minority students. Peer Tutors assist students by helping scholars develop study skills and then apply those skills for mastery of STEM coursework. Peer Tutors also serve as academic student leaders and role models. Peer tutors are student employees of the college and receive a salary of $9.45/hr with a maximum of 19 hours per week.
Peer Leaders (not currently recruiting)
Peer guidance and leadership integral to the program’s efforts to increase the number of STEM courses successfully completed by underrepresented minority students. Peer Leaders assist students by serving as role models and assisting students in successfully completing the requirements of the STEM Scholars Program. Peer leaders are student employees of the college and receive a salary of $9.45/hr with a maximum of 19 hours per week.
Peer Guides (not currently recruiting)
Peer Guides provide students with individualized assistance in successfully transferring to a four-year institution. Peer guides are former Madison College students who are currently enrolled at a four-year institution pursuing STEM degrees. Peer Guides build relationships with scholars, helping to guide and to connect them with resources specific to their institutions and programs. Peer guides will receive a stipend of $150/semester.