Montana State University and All Nations Bridge to the Doctorate LSAMP


The All Nations Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) would like to introduce the new website for LSAMP Bridge to the Doctorate Scholars

As a LSAMP Doctoral scholar you would:

  • Join a community of Indigenous STEM scholars at Montana State
  • Work with outstanding faculty who have completed an Indigenous mentoring program
  • Receive a stipend of $32k/year for two years (and an $12k/annual education allowance)
  • A teaching or research assistantship to follow the stipend/education allowance


The National Science Foundation (NSF) Louis Stokes Bridge to the Doctorate program supports the recruitment and retention of minority graduate students studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Eligible students must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Identify as American Indian or Alaska Native
  • Have participated as an undergraduate in an LSAMP program
  • Be starting a Ph.D. program in STEM

Benefits include:

  • Stipend of $32k/year for two years
  • Education allowance of $12k/year for two years
  • Participation in monthly community dinners with fellow Indigenous graduate students in STEM

LSAMP Inquiry Form

We are recruiting now for scholars to start in Spring, Summer, or Fall 2024.

 For any questions contact Dean of the Graduate School, Craig Ogilvie,