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APPLY TO BE A STUDENT

Breakthrough Atlanta provides a six-year, tuition-free, year-round program that provides a pathway to college for Atlanta’s middle and high school students. Read the program overview.

The application period is closed and will reopen in early Fall. If you have questions, please contact our Student Services Program Manager Brynn Rone at 470-852- 8901 (ext. 105) or email brone@breakthroughatlanta.org.

“This program is amazing. It’s a lot of kids who are on the same page as you. Kids that you get to know and enjoy being around. I have amazing teachers; they’ve taught me that life won’t always be easy, but always try your best, and you will succeed.” – Kendrell

IS YOUR CHILD ELIGIBLE?

Requirements:

  • A current 6th-8th grader who attends an Atlanta-area public or public charter school
  • A student who is highly recommended by teachers or counselors

Priority will be given to students who:

  • Qualify for free or reduced school meal
  • Have parents who have not yet earned a degree from a 4-year college or university

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

  • The application period opens in the late Fall and runs through early Spring.
  • Applicants are required to complete the online application.
  • Please fill out a new student interest form if you have questions.

Important notes:

  • You do not have to complete the online application all at once. You can save and resume the online application later
  • Parents must complete a separate application for each child

2024 Summer Program

Family Orientation: June 8
6-Week Program: June 10-July 19
Family Reunion: July 20

Program hours are from 8:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m.

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