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The Fordham Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) is an academic enrichment program designed to prepare underrepresented minority and economically disadvantaged junior high and high school students (grades 7-12) for college and careers in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields, health careers, and licensed professions, like accounting, law, psychology, social work among other licensed fields.


The Fordham STEP Program has been around for approximately 34 years, servicing over 800 highschool students over any given year. It is available in different higher institutions across New York State servicing middle school and high school students who come from underrepresented and economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

Admission Requirements

  • Student must be in grades 7-12
  • Must have a B+ (85+) average
  • Must be a New York State resident (Has lived in New York for the past 12 months)

Application Deadline

All applications must be recieved by 12 a.m. on Monday, 8/30/2020.

Application Requirements

  • Application
  • Resume
  • Letters of Reccomendation