Building STEPS invites high achieving Baltimore City high school students to complete an application.

Students who meet the following criteria are encouraged to apply. They must:

  • Have at least a 3.0 or B- average
  • Have a strong record of school attendance
  • Be currently enrolled as a high school sophomore at one of the following Baltimore City Public Schools:
    • ACCE
    • Augusta Fells
    • Benjamin Franklin
    • Carver Vocational Technical
    • Digital Harbor
    • Edmondson Westside
    • Forest Park
    • Frederick Douglass
    • Patterson
    • Paul Laurence Dunbar
    • Mergenthaler Vocational Technical
    • New Era
    • Reginald F. Lewis
    • Renaissance Academy
    • Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis while space is available.

Download a pdf of the Application Form (click both Part I and Part II) or fill out the online form below.

Part I

Part II

Thanks to Building STEPS…

My favorite part of day was when we went to the planetarium. It made me interested in physics. – Jasmine

I enjoyed this experience because it made me feel like I can actually be something, and achieve my goals. – Eva

I like how organized you guys are. Thank you for your hard work and time. – Baudratte

I enjoyed hanging with my friends and learning new things. – Eryka

I love that I met new people. – Aleem

I love Building STEPS. – Achaunte

Before today, I never knew what I wanted to do and where I wanted to be go, but now I have an idea. – Cortney

I enjoyed every single thing about this trip. – Juan

Thanks so much for this opportunity. – Lloyd

Today helped me be more confident in my decision of becoming a forensic scientist and possible a computer scientist. – Isaiah

Thanks for the fun experience. I enjoyed it and I can’t wait to have more. – Jada