Scholars

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

Apply to be a Scholar

Interested in applying?

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

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

Breakthrough Miami Site Locations

For more information regarding our program, please call the Central Office at: 305.646.7210  or email studentapp@breakthroughmiami.org