LaMSTI Fellowship Information

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What is LaMSTI?

The Louisiana Math and Science Teacher Institute sponsors a special track of the Masters of Natural Science degree, an offering of the LSU College of Sciences. Designed for practicing middle and high-school math or science teachers, this track includes graduate coursework designed to increase teachers' knowledge and command of their subject matter and curriculum (factors that have been proven to increase student achievement), as well as preparation for service as lead teachers, mentors, and coaches.

Twenty-four students are accepted into the LaMSTI program each year. Classes are held Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm for six weeks each summer for three years. Students that are accepted into the program receive free tuition and generous stipend support for the duration of the program (approx. $1,000 per week of class). LaMSTI is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Who is eligible for LaMSTI?

To be eligible for LaMSTI, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. You must be currently employed with at least one year of experience as a teacher in grades 6 to 12. Eligible districts include the sixteen public school districts that lie within a 45-mile radius of Louisiana State University (LSU):
    • Ascension Parish
    • Assumption Parish
    • Central Community
    • City of Baker
    • East Baton Rouge Parish
    • East Feliciana Parish
    • Iberville Parish
    • Livingston Parish
    • Pointe Coupee Parish
    • St. Helena Parish
    • St. James Parish
    • St. John the Baptist Parish
    • St. Martin Parish
    • West Baton Rouge Parish
    • West Feliciana Parish
    • Zachary Community
  2. You must apply for admission to LSU's Graduate School.
  3. Each application must be accompanied by a letter of commitment from the applicant's district.
  4. Districts are expected to describe rewards commensurate with the new demands

Gordon A. Cain Center, 222 Prescott Hall, Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Telephone: 225-578-6001 Fax: 225-578-4522 E-Mail: caincenter@lsu.edu