Florida-georgia alliance for minority participation

FGLSAMP in partnership with the National Science Foundation (NSF), proposes to significantly increase the numbers of STEM baccalaureate, masters and Ph.D. recipients through the implementation of best practices.








WHO we are

FGLSAMP is a coalition of 14 colleges and universities throughout Florida (13) and Georgia (1). Our mission is to increase the number of underrepresented minority students with undergraduate STEM degrees (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics).


Increase Retention

Increase student retention in STEM disciplines through research opportunities, professional development, mentoring, and counseling.


Prepare for Undergrad

Prepare FGLSAMP community college students to pursue degrees in STEM disciplines at the undergraduate level and beyond.

Provide Opportunities

Provide FGLSAMP students with STEM-related research, undergraduate, graduate, and career opportunities.

making a difference.

one student at a time

Since 1992, FGLSAMP has increased the pipeline of STEM professionals through recruiting, equipping, and graduating over 2,000 underrepresented minority students with undergraduate STEM degrees!

Our legacy continues…

years in operation


Current Students

fglsamp institutions

join fglsamp

To become an FGLSAMP scholar, all you have to do is:

  • Be enrolled in an FGLSAMP institution
  • Have an interest in attaining a degree in an area of science; technology; engineering; or mathematics (STEM)
  • Maintain a minimum G.P.A of 2.8
  • Participate in the schedule of activities during the school year
  • Must participate in a research experience (on or off campus)
  • Adhere to the program guidelines as established by the FGLSAMP Coordinator and the National Science Foundation

If you meet the above criteria and are interested in joining FGLSAMP, click on the link below to complete the online application.

Student highlight reel

Enjoy this sneak peek of our students in action.

our students

FGLSAMP offers XX STEM programs in our 14 partner institutions. Our students are unique and remarkable in every way. Here are some more details on our number one focus – our students.

Many of our students have moved onto rewarding STEM careers upon graduating from our program. From [list role], [list role], [list role],
[list role], and [list role] to name a few. We’re leaving a lasting impact on the future of STEM!


  • Science – 90%
  • Technology – 90%
  • Engineering – 90%
  • Math – 90%

IDEA: Add Dr. Hicks Quote here w/ his photo in the background

Our staff

We couldn’t achieve this much success without a winning team! Our staff’s deep experience, commitment, and passion for underrepresented minority students to thrive in STEM fields make them, undeniably, the best in the industry!

“Place inspirational quote here.”

J. Byron Greene

Program Director, FGLSAMP

“Place inspirational quote here.”


Executive Director, FGLSAMP

partner institutions

Albany State University
Connie Leggett
(229) 430-4890
Dr. John Williams
(229) 430-4643

Bethune-Cookman University
Dr. Alexis Brooks-Walter
(386) 481-2668
Wenda Williams
(386) 481-2660

Florida A&M University
Edna Cofield
(850) 561-2469
Dr. Margaret Lyles-Eggleston
(850) 412-5319

Florida Gulf Coast University
Dr. Claude Villiers
(239) 590-7479