Bridging the Gaps Program/STEP Program
250 Jay Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Based on NYSED mandated criteria, eligible applicants will:
- be a middle or high school student in grades 7-12 submit a completed application (each and/or every semester) with the most updated reportcard or a transcript.
- have a minimum 70 cumulative grade point average (GPA)
- be a resident of New York State at least 12 months (2 semesters)
- identify as African American, Latino, Native American Indians or Alaskan Natives, OR meets state-determined economic criteria below:
A student is considered economically disadvantaged if the: Students household income is less than or equal to the income levels indicated below.
New York State Opportunity Programs Income Eligibility Criteria 2017-2018
|Persons in Family/Household||2018-2019|
Add $7,733 for each family member in excess of 8*
Required Registration Documents
2.Parent Consent Form
3.Most recent Transcript or/and Reportcard
4.Release and Waiver Liability Form