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2020-21 LSAMP Request for Funds

Financial Support & Assistance
The CSU-LSAMP Program at Cal Poly offers direct financial support for specific opportunities upon acceptance and approval of a qualifying LSAMP student's Request for Funding application.

What Financial Support Does the CSU-LSAMP at Cal Poly Provide?

LSAMP is approved to support virtual conference registration fees:
  • Virtual National or International Conferences (presenting or non-presenting)
Additional support for pursuing Interests in Graduate Education in STEM Disciplines via reimbursement for:
  • Graduate School Application Fees
  • Transcript Request Fees
  • Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) Fees or similar testing
  • Sending GRE scores to potential graduate schools
Other support:
  • Dean's List STEM Textbook, Educational Supply, and Course Equipment Reimbursement: students earning Dean's List status are eligible for up to $100 of reimbursement the following quarter (materials must be returned to the LSAMP library at the end of the quarter).
  • Pell-eligible STEM Course Material Reimbursement: Pell-eligible students are eligible for up to $125/quarter for STEM textbooks, educational supply purchases, &/or course equipment (materials purchased must be returned to the LSAMP library at the end of the quarter).
Please note, Cal Poly has suspended all non-essential international and domestic travel through June 30, 2021 ( 

Current Cal Poly CSU LSAMP students with an application on file may request direct financial support for any of the educational activities listed above. If you have not yet completed an LSAMP application, please do so at

LSAMP is funded on an annual basis. Please complete this funding request as soon as you know about a planned expense to ensure funding is available to support you.