Post-Baccalaureate Research Experiences for LSAMP Students in Puerto Rico

Post-Baccalaureate Research Experiences for LSAMP Students in Puerto Rico (PRELS-PR) aims to provide students with the opportunity to gain meaningful experiences in research and professional development within a supportive research environment. Achieving this goal will have a huge impact on the life of the trainees and consequently increase the number of students from historically underrepresented groups in science to continue STEM careers and integrate into the STEM workforce.

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Participant Requirements

Be or have been an active LSAMP student

Have obtained a B.S. degree

Not be enrolled in any postgraduate program

Have an interest in pursuing graduate studies or employment in STEM

Have an interest in doing research for one year at UPR-Río Piedras

What you need to Register

Statement of

Write an essay about your motivation to study a STEM career


Very short summaery, no more than 300 words.


Most recent version, can be the “Student copy” version.

2 Letters of recommendation

Each one from a faculty member of the STEM fields.

Have a PR-LSAMP Profile Account

Create or update your PR-LSAMP web profile.

How to Register

  • Login to your PR-LSAMP profile on our website
  • If the registration is open, search for the Undergraduate Research registration button
  • Enter all information on the form and upload all required documents

Participants Benefits

One year of mentored research in an interdisciplinary research project

Participation in workshops on the use of computational tools for research

Workshops on career development, proposal writing, ethics in research and more

Yearly stipend of $25,000

Funds for travel and research materials