Apply to BSF

BSF will accept applications for new scholars from December 1, 2016 until January 30, 2017. The process has several steps. Families must first complete the online preliminary application. BSF will review the preliminary application and invite a limited number of families to complete the final application. BSF will select finalists from those who complete the final application. Interviews of finalists will be conducted.


Please feel free to call BSF with questions.



Frequently Asked Questions


Q: What is the number of BSF Member schools? (this will be a link to a list of BSF member schools)
A: Fifty Two


Q: What is the application fee?

A: The Application to BSF is free.


Q: Will BSF accept students who are not attending a Member School?
A: No, BSF only accepts students who are attending a Member School.


Q: Does BSF accept applications for Elementary, Middle and High School?
A: Yes, all grades Pre-K – 12.


Q: When will BSF notify applicants about their decision?

A: On or before May 1, 2017


Q: Do current BSF scholars have to reapply?
A: Yes, scholars must reapply annually.


Q: Where should I direct any questions?

A: Call the BSF office at 202 387 1414.