Founded in 1986, the Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) prepares students for successful careers in medicine, law, education, science, technology, engineering, health, accounting, and more. Guided by a belief that lifelong success is dependent on many factors, CSTEP provides academic support supplemented by personal development opportunities. Sponsored by the New York State Education Department, there are fifty-one (51) CSTEP Programs housed at institutions of higher education and/or professional schools across New York State. CSTEP provides academic enrichment and research experience in engineering, science, mathematics and technology content areas to over 3,000 students across the state. Services include supervised training in research methods, graduate/professional school admissions preparation, standardized test preparation, and personal and professional development activities. Guided by a belief that lifelong success is dependent on many factors, CSTEP provides academic support supplemented by personal development opportunities.
- be a permanent resident of New York State
- have an undergraduate cumulative grade point average of a 3.0 or a graduate/law student cumulative grade point average of a 3.2,
- African American, Latino, and/or Native American. White and Asian students who are economically challenged and meet CSTEP-specific financial criteria are also eligible,
- be currently enrolled in a major that leads to a licensed profession and/or careers in health, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or math/science education,
- be invited to apply or referred by CSTEP students/alumni or SU staff/faculty
Please contact the program administrator for details on dates, eligibility and deadlines.