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Find resources for priority class registration, individualized STEM career program advising, supplemental tutoring and more information about the TB-B2B LSAMP Program,

Want to Apply to TB-B2B?

The National Science Foundation has awarded the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) grant to a consortium of three institutions on Florida’s Gulf Coast which include St. Petersburg College, Hillsborough Community College and Ƶ College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota.

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TB-B2B Tampa Bay Bridge to Baccalaureate Program


Considering a career in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)?

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This Could be YOU! 

Our students have gone out into the field and participated in internships at Mote Marine Labatory & Aquarium and presented research to scientists on Marine Life, worked with Sarasota Bay researching Seagrass in Sarasota and took part in Undergraduate Research experiences in Robotics and Natural Dye Sensitized Solar Cells. Our students have met with researchers at Mote Marine, at conferences, and through undergraduate research experiences offered through the program. 

By joining the TB-B2B LSAMP Program, SCF students have access to:

  • Priority Class Registration
  • Individualized STEM Career Program Advising
  • Supplemental tutoring with professors and peer tutors
  • Annual STEM conference
  • Skill-Building Workshops
  • Touring opportunities of businesses/facilities and 4 year institutions
  • Chance to serve as a peer mentor for the program
  • Internship and research opportunities
  • Dedicated study space in the B2B STEM Study Room

The National Science Foundation has awarded the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) grant to a consortium of three institutions on Florida’s Gulf Coast which include St. Petersburg College, Hillsborough Community College and Ƶ College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota. The purpose of the Tampa Bay Bridge to Baccalaureate (TB-B2B) program is to increase the number of underrepresented minority (URM) students completing a bachelor’s degree in a STEM program. However, all students are encouraged to join the program as there is something for everyone!

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a currently enrolled student at SCF 
  • Be an underrepresented minority (African-American, Alaskan Native, American Indian/Native American, Hawaiian Native, Hispanic/Latino, and Native Pacific Islander)
  • Plan to pursue a STEM bachelor’s degree
  • Maintain at least a 2.0 GPA
  • Meet regularly with the Student Success Coordinator
  • Participate in B2B events each semester