ALBANY, N.Y. – Governor Cuomo has launched the NYS Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Incentive Program.
STEM, is meant to encourage high school students to pursue high-demand and high-tech careers to help build the future of New York State.
"By helping New York's best and brightest students launch their careers in-state and in STEM fields, we are laying the foundation for a truly world-class workforce," Governor Cuomo said.
To be eligible for a STEM award, a student must be attending a New York State high school and be ranked in the top 10-percent of the graduating class . They must also enroll full-time to study at a SUNY or CUNY college for the fall term following high school graduation.