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Eligibility and Joining

CSTEP Student Eligibility

  1. Be a New York state sesident
  2. Be part of a group of historically underrepresented minorities and or economically disadvantaged students (see income eligibility criteria per state mandate)
  3. Be a student with good academic standing in fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or other licensed professions and who demonstrate interest in post-baccalaureate education
  4. Be a full time student

SUNY Oswego Requirements

  1. Maintain a GPA of 2.0 or better
  2. Meet with an advisor, mentor, or professional in their field once a month
  3. Adhere to event participation guidelines
  4. Be active in campus engagement and leadership organizations
  5. Participate in CSTEP recruiting events on and off campus
  6. Complete at least one internship and/or a research project before graduation
  7. Develop and maintain an academic plan
  8. Present at conferences such CSTEP Annual Conference, or Quest
  9. Must register for Freshman/Sophomore or Junior/Senior class
  10. CSTEP strongly encourages participation in research and study abroad programs

How to Join

If you meet these guidelines simply:

  1. Pick up an application from the CSTEP office located in 171 Campus Center.
  2. Complete and submit application.
  3. CSTEP staff will review your application and notify you via email for an interview.