Scholarships for Baltimore City Public School Students

About the Scholarships

We offer one scholarship to a Baltimore City Public School student per six-week course, so that they can attend the course for free. We started Sounding Sea to grow Baltimore’s writing community; these scholarships will help us do so by making our programming accessible to young writers who may not be able to afford the regular cost of our classes.

Who is Eligible?

Only current Baltimore City Public School students are eligible for scholarships.

How to Apply

  • Send a 200 word essay about why you want a Sounding Sea scholarship to You may write about a specific class or indicate your general interests to be held in consideration for future classes. Indicate which Baltimore City Public School you attend.
  • Ask a trusted adult such as a teacher, mentor, or parent to send a short recommendation to about why you would be an excellent student.

When to Apply

Applications will be accepted up to 30 days before the start of the first class session. For Summer 2015, applications will be accepted up to 14 days before the start of the first class session.