Program applications open on February 7 and high achieving students who attend any of the 14 partner schools listed are invited to apply.

For additional information please contact Asia Cole at

Building STEPS students meet the following criteria:

  • Have at least a 3.0 or B- average
  • Have a strong record of school attendance
  • Currently enrolled 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
    • Mergenthaler Vocational Technical
    • Patterson
    • Paul Laurence Dunbar
    • Reginald F. Lewis
    • Renaissance Academy
    • Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy