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