Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (C-STEP )

Cornell University
Ithaca, NY.
Type Academic Enrichment, Academic Year Program, Basic Science Research, Test Preparation


Cornell University’s Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) is an undergraduate scholars program open to New York State residents from historically underrepresented backgrounds, and sponsored by the New York State Department of Education. The purpose of the program is to strengthen students’ success rates in preparing for professional licensure and careers in medicine, law, business, education, science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), and health.


To be eligible for CSTEP, an applicant must:

  • Be a NYS resident
  • Be in good academic standing
  • Be a full-time student (12 credit hours or more).
  • Be interested in a career covered by this program.
  • Be economically disadvantaged or a member of a historically underrepresented group.

Please contact the program administrator for more details about the program dates and deadlines.

More Information

Program advisors/coordinators
Ricardo Gonzales
NYS Opportunity Programs, B162 Comstock Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Phone: 607-255-6384
Fax: 607-255-9963