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Science Talent Expansion Program

The Science Talent Expansion Program (STEP) is for any student interested in majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics at Central Washington University.

STEP provides academic support, social support, and financial benefits designed to improve student success in the sciences:

  • Academic support and mentoring
  • Special courses with hands-on activities
  • STEP-specific sections of ENG 101/102 and UNIV 101
  • STEM-faculty mentored research experiences
  • Financial support for eligible students

STEP-Participating Department at CWU Include:

Biological Sciences

Computer Science

Engineering Technologies, Safety, and Construction

Geological Sciences


Click HERE to watch the STEP video!

Learn more about STEP and find out if it's the right program for you!

We are now accepting STEP applications for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Click here to apply.


This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number NSF 0653094. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.