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Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program (CSTEP)

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CSTEP at Clarkson University is funded jointly by the University and the New York State Education Department. The goal of CSTEP is to increase the number of historically underrepresented and economically disadvantaged that are pursuing careers in STEM or licensed professions. Students must be NY State residents.


  • Underrepresented minority students (African American, Hispanic, Native American or income eligibility set up by NYS Department of Education for all NYS Opportunity Programs)
  • STEM majors or intended career in licensed profession
  • NYS resident


  • NYS  Department of Education and Clarkson University