About Mercy STEP
What is the Science & Technology Entry Program
Science and Technology Entry Program
(STEP)is funded by the New York State Education Department
and Mercy College.
The general purpose of STEP is to
familiarize secondary school students in the Ossining,
Peekskill, and Cortlandt communities with
the opportunities available to them in the scientific,
technical, health, and health-related professions,
and to encourage them to pursue the education and
training necessary to enter these fields.
- Seventh (7) through twelfth (12) grade students
- Economically disadvantaged Or African American,
Hispanic/Latino, Native American Indian, or Alaskan
- Historically under-represented in fields such
as science, technology, health and healthrelated
- Students who show an aptitude for science and
mathematics, and a thirst for knowledge are considered.
Program is funded by the United
States Department of Education P042A050368.
If you meet the eligibility requirements and are interested
in applying for our program then please fill out our