New York State has reinstated funding for RIT’s Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP). Student recruitment is now underway.
RIT is committed to assisting and retaining students, in particular AALANA and low-income students in the STEM fields. There is space in the CSTEP program for 150 students who are science, technology, engineering, or math majors, some business majors or those who are in majors that required a license, like accounting, criminal justice/law, and psychology. Students must be, at least, a 2nd semester freshman and have a. 2.5 cumulative GPA.
CSTEP provides various forms of assistance, including:
Funding for textbooks and research experiences
Opportunities to attend CSTEP Regional Conferences, professional conferences and graduate school visits, preparatory courses and graduate school entrance exams
Tutoring and personal and academic coaching
Here are some other requirements to qualify for the CSTEP program. You must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, a New York State resident, a full time student and African-American, Latino American, Native American, or low-income as defined by New York State income guidelines. For more information and to submit an application click here: www.rit.edu/diversity/cstep.