STEP Eligibility

Eligibility Requirements

New York State resident students in grades 7 to 12 must meet one of two eligibility criteria to be considered for the Fordham Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP). 

  • Belong to a minority group underrepresented in scientific, technical, health-related and licensed professions.
    • The state of New York has designated Black/African Americans, Hispanics/Latinxs, Native American Indians, and Alaskan Natives as members of such groups.


  • Meet the income eligilibility requirements established by the state of New York if the applicant student is not a member of an underrepresented minority group.
    • The gross family income limits for applicants who do not belong to an underrepresented minority group are listed in this income eligibility table

Contact Fordham STEP for more information.

2019 STEP Scholars