Who is Eligible?
The CSTEP Program is designed for New York State residents, including permanent resident who must be full-time students and have good academic standing; which includes a 2.9 grade point average and enrollment in an approved scientific, technical, heath-related, pre-professional or professional undergraduate or graduate program of study at the College of Staten Island. Students must be of African descent, Latino, Native American/Alaskan Native decent or economically disadvantage (based on criteria established by New York State.) Students enrolled in State-funded opportunity programs (LSAMP, HEOP, EOP, SEEK, or CUNY BMI) are also eligible to participate in the CSTEP program.
CSTEP students must:
- Download Program Application
- Submit completed application to CSTEP Office and schedule an appointment with Program Coordinator at; 718-982-2005
- Sign and adhere to all terms in CSTEP Student Agreement
- All students are to complete a research project upon graduation. Students are required to present their work at the CSTEP Statewide Student Conference. The College of Staten Island Undergraduate Conference and participate in various Science Competitions
- Ph.D. Candidates are required to mentor and help prepare undergraduates for Science Competitions
- All Students must commit and attend monthly CSTEP workshops
- Download Program Activity Calendar
- Participate in tutoring if average falls below 2.9
- Respect peers and all CSI Office Personnel