• CSTEP provides academic enrichment and research experience in STEM content areas.
  • Projects consist of academic year and summer components including:
    • Supervised training in research methods
    • Graduate/professional school admissions preparation
    • Standardized tests preparation
    • Academic and career development activities


In order to be considered and accepted into the CSTEP program, you must meet the following eligibility requirements:

    • African-American
    • Hispanic/Latino
    • American Indian
    • Alaskan native
  • STATUS: 
    • New York State Resident (12 months in NYS) or Citizen
  • INCOME: 
    • Low income students (determined by the financial aid office)
  • Educational Status: 
    • Full-time with a GPA of 2.5 (transcript required)
    • Must be interested in the STEM disciplines
  • What CSTEP Expects:
    • Meet with your mentor at least twice a month
    • Actively participate in the planned seminars and activities
    • Conduct Research/internship if qualified