This section is for students who do not identify themselves as belonging to an underrepresented CSTEP group.
If you determine that you do qualify for CSTEP as an economically disadvantaged student please submit your W2 tax form to room S430H.
Provide the following information for economic eigibility:
Economic Eligibility Criteria for First-Time CSTEP Students
New York State Opportunity Programs Income Eligibility Criteria
2013-14 through 2015-16
1 Add $7,437 for each family member in excess of 7.
2 Add $7,511 for each family member in excess of 7.
3 Add $7,696 for each family member in excess of 7.
Eligibility determination should be based on figures listed on the income chart above.
Note: Income refers to all taxable and nontaxable funds received for support of the household in the calendar year prior to the academic year for which participation is sought. Household members include all individuals living therein who are dependent upon that income.
For the purpose of CSTEP, an independent student:
Reference to the family income scale need not be made if the student falls into one of the following categories, and documentation is available:
Eligibility based on the previous criteria must be evaluated and documented by the CSTEP coordinator. Please provide a copy of the appropriate documentation (tax return, etc) along with your completed application.