University of Southern California


NSF-17-579: Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) – Pre-Alliance Planning


Pre-Alliance Planning: Only one proposal may be submitted by an eligible institution.

Internal Deadline:                          

Pre-Alliance Planning:                                    Contact the Office of Research if interested.          

External Deadline:         

Pre-Alliance Planning:                                    November 17, 2017, 5pm PDT   

Award Information:                        Award Type: Standard or Continuing Grant

                                                                Estimated Amount of Awards: 5

Anticipated Funding Award: Up to $125,000

Submission Process:                     PIs must submit their application as a Limited Submission through the Office of Research Application Portal:

Materials to submit:

Link to Award:                        

Who May Serve as PI:                   

Pre-Alliance Planning: The Principal Investigator for Pre-Alliance Planning proposals should be the key personnel that will be responsible for organizing and implementing the planning activities. Institutional leadership support must be demonstrated by the participating institutions.


Overall, the LSAMP program provides funding to alliances that implement comprehensive, evidence-based, innovative, and sustained strategies that ultimately result in the graduation of well-prepared, highly-qualified students from underrepresented minority groups who pursue graduate studies or careers in STEM.

Project types under this program include:

Visit our Institutionally Limited Submission webpage for updates and other announcements.