Who We Are

Breakthrough Pittsburgh (formerly Summerbridge Pittsburgh) is a tuition-free, academic enrichment program committed to getting high-potential, academically motivated, and under-resourced students to meet the expectations for a college-bound student and enroll in a four-year college. We also inspire the next generation of educators by encouraging talented high school and college students to pursue careers in education or youth-service.

95% of Breakthrough Pittsburgh students go on to attend college.

98% of Teaching Fellows are satisfied with their summer teaching experience

We Are Now Accepting Applications for 2020

If you are a student interested in applying to Breakthrough Pittsburgh for the 2020-2021 school year we are now accepting applications!