Learn about the Louis Stokes North Star STEM Alliance

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What is the Louis Stokes North Star STEM Alliance (LS-NSSA)?

Called LS-NSSA for short, this program is an initiative funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) which is intended to double the number of Black/African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, Alaska Native and Pacific Islander students receiving baccalaureate degrees in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in a five-year period.

The Augsburg LS-NSSA program provides stipends, research opportunities, and more to students who meet the eligibility criteria and complete a program application. All students are welcome to participate in LS-NSSA events and programming.

How can I learn more about LS-NSSA?

To learn more, attend one of the following informational sessions, or email stem@augsburg.edu with any questions. Note that attendance at an info session is not required; interested students are welcome to fill out the application at https://northstarstem.org/augsburg-university-applications-and-forms.

There will be two info sessions on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.
In-person info session, 11:30 – 11:50 AM, Hagfors Center, Room 150A
Virtual info session 6:00 – 6:30 PM, Registration Link for Virtual Session: https://forms.gle/QUXfAjCZ1uxZ832w6

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Dr. Jennifer Brookins-King at brookinj@augsburg.edu or stem@augsburg.edu.

To learn more about LS-NSSA, see https://northstarstem.org/.

Louis Stokes North Star STEM Alliance Website