Open to all high school students, Growlight provides a unique immersive design experience in a four-week hybrid “think-tank” environment.

  • Introduction to design principles using industry-standard design software.
  • Introduction to entrepreneurship, business-startup tools, and personal branding.
  • Coaching and mentorship by FIU faculty and graduate students.
  • Design challenges to better the condition of people with disabilities in cities.
  • Virtual access to 3-D printers for design projects at the Miami Beach Urban Studios.
  • Public speaking and character building sessions.
  • Learn from experienced professionals through speaking engagements and field experience.
  • Opportunities for certification in 3D modeling and graphics software.
  • Programming will include both in-person and virtual components for a dynamic hybrid experience.
  • Tuition is $300 a week for the four week program. Full Scholarships available for Breakthrough Scholars, Carnival Scholars and high school students in Miami who qualify for free/reduced lunch.

Growlight is open to all interested high school students.

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To request materials in accessible format, sign language interpreters, and/or any disability accommodation, please contact 305.646.7210 five days in advance to initiate your request. TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service).

Breakthrough Miami

3250 SW 3rd Avenue, Miami, FL 33129