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Tennessee Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation


Partnership Among Universities to Improve STEM Student Retention

TLSAMP is a collaborative effort sustained by a coalition of six colleges and universities in the state of Tennessee to significantly increase the number of underrepresented minority students statewide. Students must complete undergraduate degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.

This goal will be accomplished through the implementation of a comprehensive and integrated series of recruitment and retention initiatives from undergraduate recruitment through preparation for graduate school.

Welcome to VU TLSAMP

Vanderbilt TLSAMP offers the following student support services: tutoring, mentoring, a research conference, undergraduate research opportunities, internship opportunities, and student stipends.

If you are a minority student majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics you are encouraged to become an active participant in the TLSAMP program. If you have any questions about the TLSAMP program, please call 615-322-1507 or email