The 3rd Annual University System of Maryland (USM) LSAMP Fall Research Symposium provides students with the opportunity to both view and present research through poster, traditional oral, and TED-style presentations, while also enhancing their scientific development and STEM identity. Registrants will participate in the Graduate School and Resource Fair and network with graduate schools, summer research opportunities, research and graduate school funding, and more! This research symposium focuses on supporting students in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.

Undergraduate, community college, and graduate students within the University System of Maryland in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), are invited to submit abstracts for the USM LSAMP Fall 2019 Research Symposium, which will take place at the University of Maryland, College Park on Saturday, December 7, 2019. 

Symposium is supported by the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP), funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Symposium Registration Form

All participants must pre-register.

Abstract Submission Form

Abstracts are to be submitted though the website. Please save and submit your file under the filename: Lastname_FirstName_Abstract.doc (e.g. Colvin_Kenya_Abstract.doc) for all presentation abstracts. Confirmations of received abstracts, acceptances, requested corrections, and rejections will be sent electronically.

If you do not receive a confirmation within a week, email Chelsey Lamar ( to request a processing update. 

Abstract Submission Deadline: November 9, 2019

Participation Registration Deadline: November 30, 2019

Contact Information

Chelsey Lamar
LSAMP Undergraduate Research Program Coordinator
Phone: 301-405-8106