- Students with grade point averages of 2.9 and higher can receive a paid intersession or summer research internship in various fields of Science, Technology or Education.
- Students with grade point averages of 2.9 are eligible for a scholar's position working on campus or in middle or high school setting. Students will receive a stipend for a 15-hour work week.
- Students will be given the opportunity to participate in educational workshops throughout the academic year.
- Students will be given the opportunity to participate in the Statewide CSTEP Science Research Competition in Lake George, New York.
- Students with grade point averages of 3.0 are given the opportunity to apply for (LSAMP), the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Program, in which scholarships up to 5,000.00 for undergraduate studies and 10,000.00 for graduate studies are awarded.
- Students having trouble in their subject areas can receive tutoring from the CSTEP peer-tutoring group.
- Students will graduate with in depth – views on science, technology, education and an enhanced understanding for their desired field of study.
- Current Funding for CSTEP is $8 million Proposed 50% cut in funding for CSTEP to $4 million.
- Over 70% of CSTEP graduates pursue professional degree programs of study in STEM and CSTEP targeted fields.
- CSTEP graduated 11,167 students from independent, SUNY, CUNY and two-year community colleges from 1986 to 2006. CSTEP programs have served 73,969 students since its creation by the Legislature in 1986.
- There are currently fifty-one (51) programs throughout New York State.
- There are approximately 5,700 students currently enrolled in CSTEP programs.
- Along with the pre-college STEP programs, CSTEP and STEP serve about 9,500 students annually