CSTEP Requirements and Application

To qualify for Barnard College CSTEP students must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • Be a New York State resident.

    *When filling out an application, if you are not a New York State Resident, please indicate your State of residence (Please note: Only a limited number of non-New York residents can be accepted into the program).

  • Be a member of a historically underrepresented group as per New York State Legislation: African American, Latino, Native American and/or Alaskan Native.

    *Caucasian/White and Asian/Pacific Islander who are economically disadvantaged and meet CSTEP specific criteria are also eligible.

  • Have a G.P.A. of 2.85 or above

  • Have an interest in a career in education, science, technology, engineering, mathematics and health-related fields.

If interested in becoming a CSTEP Scholar, current Barnard students can complete the CSTEP Application and return it to the Opportunity Programs office in 001 Milbank Hall.