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Welcome!

The Leland Scholars Program (LSP) facilitates the transition to college for incoming Stanford frosh who may be the first in their families to attend college, attended under-resourced high schools, or are from low-income backgrounds.  The program starts with a summer bridge experience in August, and continues with a first-year seminar, advising, and ongoing events throughout your time at Stanford.  Follow us on Instagram @lelandscholars!

 

The LSP Experience

Before your first quarter at Stanford, meet friends, learn about your new home, and get a head start on the next four years of your life!

LSP Summer
The First Year Experience

During fall and winter quarter of your first year, take a small group-oriented course designed to build community and student empowerment.

The First Year Experience
LSP offset

What you need to know

What is LSP?

What can I expect?

Do I get course credit?

The LSP Story

As a team building exercise, LSP Students tackle the Marshmallow Challenge.


Airin Brittany Valdez-Monroy

LSP Cohort X

"LSP was a huge factor and point of support during this transition. Being exposed to college-level classwork and rigor was especially helpful coming from an under-resourced community and school that didn’t prepare me. I was able to cultivate a sense of community and belonging in this new place I now call home."

Airin Brittany Valdez-Monroy

LSP in the News

Recent gifts to the Leland Scholars Program will undergird the program's expansion for the next several years.

LSP students participating in a chemistry lab

 

Read the full story at Stanford News

LSP students in a circle

Get in Touch!

Leland Scholars Program
Sweet Hall
590 Escondido Mall
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305
thelspteam@stanford.edu

Brandi Pretlow

Director
(650) 497-2922
bpretlow@stanford.edu

Cecilia Martinez

Assistant Director
cmart17@stanford.edu

Susie Morales

Program Manager
susieee@stanford.edu

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