Bard High School Early College Baltimore


The purpose of this grant is to support Bard High School Early College Baltimore (Bard Baltimore). This four-year, freestanding early college high school allows students to earn 60 transferable college credits, a tuition-free Associate of Arts degree from Bard College, and a high school diploma.

When will the application be open?

This Grant Information Guide was released on January 24, 2024.

Application Submission Date

Saturday, February 24, 2024. No later than 5:00 pm EST.

Customer Service Support Sessions

MSDE will hold one customer service support session for interested applicants. During these sessions, MSDE personnel will review what applicants need to get started, the program requirements, as well as a walk-through of the application.

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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Join by Phone: Access Dial-in Numbers (For audio-only participation)


If you have questions, please contact the Program Manager:

Kellise Williamson
Postsecondary Credit and P-TECH Coordinator
Office: (410) 767-0319

Tiffany DeJesus
Director of Operations, Accountability and Strategy
Office: (410) 767-0518

A list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) and answers will be posted to the MSDE website following customer service support sessions.


Grant Information Guide (PDF)

Application for Participation (PDF)

Application for Participation (Word)