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The STEP Scholars Program

Strengthening Talents & Exploring Pathways Program

What is STEP?

Strengthening Talents and Exploring Pathways (STEP) is a new and exciting program designed for students to transition into their academic and career interests. As a STEP Scholar, students receive a range of special privileges and professional connections on and off campus. STEP aims to empower students to take ownership of their education and professional advancement. STEP is open to all UC Merced students who are first generation, from low-income families, or have a documented disability.  If you are interested in applying to STEP, please submit an Intake Form. 

STEP is a TRiO funded Student Support Services (SSS) Program. 





Find out more about the STEP Program

Contact: Ger Xiong, Program Coordinator
Email: | Tel: (209) 285-9703
Calvin E. Bright Success Center | University of California, Merced
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