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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 four week summer bridge program in August, and continues with a first-year seminar, advising, and ongoing events throughout your time at Stanford. REA and QuestBridge admits, check back in April for more information about our application process!

The LSP Story

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
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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.

Sergio Romero, LSP Cohort VII

"I am extremely grateful to have been a part of this program. It has allowed me to really get a feel of what life at Stanford will be like. I have learned a lot and I hope to apply it all to the school year in two weeks. I am excited and looking forward to these next 4 years. I understand things will be difficult but know that its part of the process."

Sergio Romero, LSP

LSP in the News

Leland Scholars introduced to life on the Farm

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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

Brandi Pretlow

(650) 497-2922

Joy Robinson

Student Services Specialist
(650) 497-1215

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