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 BECOME A SCHOLAR - APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

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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:

  • Low income or free/reduced lunch
  • Live in a single parent household
  • Primary language other than English
  • First generation in family to attend college
  • Identify as a racial or ethnic minority

Selection Timeline for Summer 2022

Early Action Deadline: January 15, 2022

Early Action Admission Letters: February 14, 2022

Regular Decision Deadline: April 1, 2022

Regular Decision Admission Letters: May 1, 2022

Admission Information Sessions:

Tuesday, November 16, 2021, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, December 7, 2021, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, January 11, 2021, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, February 8, 2021, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, March 8, 2021, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Breakthrough Miami Site Locations

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