Scholars

Apply to be a Scholar

Breakthrough Scholars are a dynamic cadre of motivated students selected from across Miami who are supported through an unparalleled eight-year academic and social enrichment program. The journey includes six-week Summer Institutes (grades 5-9) and Saturday programming during the school years.

Why Become A Breakthrough Scholar?

  • Get a head-start on the school year
  • Join a group of kids as motivated as you are
  • Come to a place where it’s cool to be smart
  • Meet high school and college age role models
  • Reach for your wildest dreams
  • Be an inspiration to your community

Step 1

Click below to complete the STUDENT INTEREST FORM and receive admissions information throughout the recruitment season.

Step 2

Apply To Be A Scholar

Selection Timeline for Summer 2021:

Rolling Decision Admission Letters: April 16, April 30 and May 14, 2021

Summer Information Sessions:

To be directed to a zoom link click on your preferred date below.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021: 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021: 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 28, 2021: 6:00 p.m.

Summer Institute 2021 Details

Dates: June 14, 2021 – July 23, 2021
Time: 9:00 – 4:20
Closed: Friday, July 5, 2021

STUDENT ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

STUDENTS MUST MEET ALL OF THE FOLLOWING

  • Academically Motivated with a mostly B’s and above
  • At or above grade level in Math and Reading (FSAs or other standardized tests)
  • Enrolled in 4th or 5th Grade in  Public, Charter, Private, or Home School
  • Can attend both school year and summer programming

STUDENTS MUST MEET TWO OF THE FOLLOWING

  • Qualify for free or reduced lunch
  • Live in a single parent household
  • English is not the primary language spoken in the home
  • Will be 1st generation in the family to attend four-year college
  • Racial or ethnic minority

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Asly Rivera, Grade 5, First place

 

Breakthrough Miami Site Locations

Please note: Applications for Breakthrough Miami, Ransom Everglades School and Breakthrough Miami, Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart should be submitted to Breakthrough Miami, Ransom Everglades School.

For more information regarding our program, please call the Central Office at: (305) 646-7210  or email studentapp@breakthroughmiami.org

Breakthrough Miami

3250 SW 3rd Avenue, Miami, FL 33129