2024-2025 School Year Applications are now closed. 


Become a Building STEPS student!

Program applications will re-open in September for your last chance to be considered for our next cohort.

Mission: Equip our city's brightest students with tools to propel them to college and career success.  

Building STEPS students can expect: 

  • Monthly STEM exposure 
  • Guaranteed 5 week paid summer internship
  • Monthly college preparatory workshops 
  • Ongoing college and career guidance 

Building STEPS students meet the following criteria: 

  • Have at least a 3.0 or B- average
  • Have a strong record of school attendance
  • Currently in the 10th grade
  • 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

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns regarding the application please reach out to Ms. Cole at asia.cole@buildingsteps.org, or by calling 443-642-8058.

Meet Building STEPS Student Success Team


Asia Cole

Program Associate

Outreach and Exploration

Anna 2023

Anna Janush

Program Associate

College Access

Kolani Mosley 2023-1

Kolani Mosley

Program Associate

College Success

Sarah Zeigler 2023

Sarah Zeigler

Program Coordinator