Who qualifies for the TB-B2B program?2018-02-21T23:21:58-04:00

Although it is open to all students who want to participate, the TB-B2B program, one of the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) partnerships, is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to increase the number of underrepresented minority students who pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.  NSF defines these underrepresented minority groups as African-American, Alaskan Native, American Indian/Native American, Hawaiian Native, Hispanic/Latino, and Native Pacific Islander.

Why should a student consider joining TB-B2B?2019-01-24T22:39:35-04:00

Majoring in a STEM discipline is quite demanding. TB-B2B offers enrolled students a community of peers, faculty, and staff committed to supporting students’ excellence in academics, personal and leadership development, and career preparation. Available TB-B2B services offer students help with coursework, provide social support, promote familiarity with STEM professions and workplace expectations, and assist in identifying scholarship, internship, and research opportunities.

What are the benefits of being a TB-B2B student?2018-02-21T23:25:04-04:00

TB-B2B students receive support through a range of program services, including dedicated STEM advising, opportunities to develop professionally in STEM fields through internships, undergraduate research, and STEM conference participation, and cohort engagement.

What activities are part of this TB-B2B program?2018-02-21T23:25:26-04:00

TB-B2B activities that are common across Tampa Bay institutions include:

  • Dedicated STEM advising
  • Supplemental learning with peer leaders
  • Tutoring
  • Annual STEM conference
  • Skill-building workshops
Are you able to help students to get scholarships?2018-03-26T19:35:47-04:00

Partner institutions will work with students to find scholarships and student supports wherever possible.