Wisconsin Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (WiscAMP)


Upcoming Events

WiscAMP Annual Meeting Preconference Workshop


In this workshop, the participants will play the game, Fair Play and engage in a facilitated discussion about addressing unconscious bias in their relationships with students, as well as at their institutions.

WiscAMP Annual Meeting and Student Poster Presentation


SAVE THE DATE! The WiscAMP Annual Meeting is scheduled for Friday, November 7,2014 at the UW Madison-Union South.

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WiscAMP Phase 3: 2014-2019!!


The National Science Foundation has officially renewed WiscAMP for another five years. As a senior alliance, WiscAMP will be continuing successful initiatives including the UW-MIlwaukee WiscAMP STEM Inspire Project, the Madison College WiscAMP Scholars Program, the WiscAMP Small Grants Program, and the Excel Summer program. New initiatives include:

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WiscAMP Small Grants PI Brett Woods (UW-Whitewater) Receives Honor

University of Wisconsin Board of Regents Diversity Award


The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents have selected Brett Woods (UW-Whitewater) to receive the 2014 Board of Regents Diversity Award in the Individual Category. The award is a tribute to Dr. Woods's dedication to student success and to the causes of equity, diversity and Inclusive Excellence. Dr. Woods received the first WiscAMP Small Grant ever awarded and has developed multiple programs to increase student success and diversity in science with WiscAMP Small Grants over the last nine years.

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NSF and NASA Funded Programs for Students

Undergraduate, Graduate and Postdocs


Get started now on applying for NSF internships, research experiences, scholarships and fellowships. There are over 650 research experiences for undergraduates, opportunities for graduate research fellowships, and postdoc opportunities. There are also NASA-supported internships, fellowships and scholarships.

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WiscAMP Student Spotlight

J. Miguel Hernandez Ochoa in TomahJ. Miguel Hernandez Ochoa is a UW Madison student who transferred from Madison College, Fall 2013. He is majoring in horticulture and plans on getting a PhD in plant breeding. He visualizes himself managing a breeding program or working at a USDA germplasm conservatory. He is pictured here doing research on cranberries at cranberry farms in Tomah and Necedah through the IBS-SROP program at UW-Madison.