Post-Baccalaureate Research Experience for LSAMP Students (PRELS) @ USM LSAMP

Were you in LSAMP as an undergrad?

Have you earned a bachelor’s degree in STEM in the last 24 months? 

Are you looking for a catalyst for your future in grad school or industry?

The USM PRELS Program may be exactly what you are looking for!


The USM LSAMP PRELS Program will support 10 USM LSAMP PRELS Scholars and their Mentors.

Research Sites

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)

University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES)

University of Maryland – College Park (UMD)

Towson University

The PRELS Program is a 12-month appointment from July 2024 to June 2025.

Program Benefits:

  • $31,200 stipend
  • $3,000 travel allowance
  • $1,500 to cover materials and supplies for research
  • Research Mentors will receive an annual stipend of $4,000 for their support of a PRELS Scholar

Potential Research Projects

This Program is supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 2207374.