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UPDATE AS OF 6/3/2020
As UC Merced continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, the STEP Scholars program remains open and available digitally.
STEP serves students from low-income, first generation, and/or students with disabilities who aspire to excel academically.
Scholars Attend Academic and Cultural Arts Conferences state wide!
Scholars attend academic conferences such as Standford University's Minority Medical Alliance Conference, UC Berkeley's Law Admission Conference, and UC Davis's Pre-Health Conference
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Strengthening Talents & Exploring Pathways (STEP) aims to help students attain better understanding and exposure to opportunities that will enrich their learning and academic success, ultimately to increase retention and graduation rates among its participants. We provide enhanced academic and co-curricular support services to excelling students who are first-generation, low-income, and students with disabilities.  The STEP Scholars Program is a federally funded TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) program and implemented in January 2016 under the Calvin E. Bright Success Center. 

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Office: Kolligian Library (KL) 222

Phone: (209) 285-9703


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