Requirements for Admission

All ARK-LSAMP Scholars must be U.S. citizens, nationals of the U.S., aliens admitted as a section 207 refugee, or aliens admitted to the U.S. as a permanent resident.

  • You must be an entering freshman majoring or planning to major in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) fields.
  • You must be accepted to UALR.
  • You must have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher and have a composite ACT score of 19 or above
  • You must attend a six-week summer academy that provides necessary skills and knowledge for in-coming freshmen to make a seamless transition to college.  Scholars receive a $1,200 stipend plus room and board.

Download the Application (LSAMP Appl 2016)

Admissions Steps


  • Fill out and submit the UALR Academic Scholarship Application form on-line at ( This is a universal application form for many scholarships.
  • Submit an essay on your interests, goals, accomplishments, and work ethic.
  • Send us an email ( that you are applying for LSAMP and we will download your transcripts, ACT scores, reference letters, and other materials from UALR’s database.

Dr. Jim Winter, LSAMP program, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, FH 215, 2801 So. University Ave., Little Rock, AR  72204