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How to Apply

The TEAK Fellowship admissions process for 2019 is underway. Please see the following information to learn how to apply.

 
 

STEP 1: Check your child’s eligibility.


Qualified students must:

   •   Be a NYC resident enrolled in sixth-grade in the 2018-2019 academic year
   •   Achieved 90% or above in all classes
   •   Scored in the 85th percentile or above on 5th-grade state exams in ELA and Math
   •   Come from families with financial need (income approximately $25,000 or less per household member)
   •   Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States (parent status not required)
   •   Have strong attendance and punctuality record
 
 

STEP 2: Register and attend an information session.


   •   Attendance at an information session is required before you can proceed to the online application

   •   Please refer to the full list of dates and locations below
 
 

STEP 3: Complete online application for Round I.


   •   After we verify your child’s eligibility at the information session, you will be directed to the application platform

 
 

STEP 4: Take the TEAK Admissions Test.


   •   TEAK will register your child for the test at no cost to your family

 
 

STEP 5: Await notification from TEAK staff about your status.


   •   Finalists will complete additional interviews and an essay

 
 

If you have any questions, please call the Admissions Office at (212) 288-6678 x190 or email us at [email protected].

 
TEAK’s Admission Flyer (English & Spanish)

 

Information Sessions


All applicants are required to attend an Admissions Information Session, with a parent or guardian, before they can be considered eligible for admission. See dates and times below.

 
REGISTER HERE
 

Thursday, September 27

6:00PM – 7:00PM

The TEAK Fellowship

16 West 22nd Street, 3rd Floor

New York, NY 10010 (Between 5th & 6th Avenues)

Tuesday, October 9

6:00PM – 7:00PM

The TEAK Fellowship
16 West 22nd Street, 3rd Floor

New York, NY 10010 (Between 5th & 6th Avenues)

Saturday, October 20

11:00AM – 12:00PM

Justice Sonia Sotomayor Community Center

1000 Rosedale Ave

Bronx, NY 10458

Wednesday, October 24

6:00PM – 7:00PM

Berkeley Carroll School

181 Lincoln Pl

Brooklyn, NY 11217

Saturday, October 27

11:30AM – 12:30PM

Queens Museum-New York City Building

Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Corona, NY 11368

Thursday, November 1

*Sesión en español*

5:30PM – 6:30PM

Washington Heights Library

1000 St. Nicholas Ave.

New York, NY 10032

Wednesday, November 14

6:30PM – 7:30PM

Bronx Library Center

310 E Kingsbridge Rd.

Bronx, NY 10458

Wednesday, November 28

6:00PM – 7:00PM

Bushwick Public Library

340 Bushwick Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11206

Wednesday, December 5

6:30PM – 7:30PM

Bronx Library Center

310 East Kingsbridge Road

Bronx, NY, 10458

Saturday, December 8

11:30AM – 12:30PM

Broadway Queens Library

40-20 Broadway

Long Island City, NY 11103

Wednesday, December 12

6:00PM – 7:00PM

Berkeley Carroll School

181 Lincoln Pl

Brooklyn, NY 11217

Monday, December 17

 

6:00PM – 7:00PM

The TEAK Fellowship

16 West 22nd Street, 3rd Floor

New York, NY 10010 (Between 5th & 6th Avenues)

Wednesday, January 9

6:00PM –7:00PM

Bushwick Public Library

340 Bushwick Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11206

Thursday, January 10

6:00PM – 7:00PM

The TEAK Fellowship

16 West 22nd Street, 3rd Floor

New York, NY 10010 (Between 5th & 6th Avenues)


Admissions Timeline


September 2018 – January 2019

   •   Admissions Process opens
   •   Admissions Information Sessions take place in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan
   •   Applicants take admissions exam
 

January 15th, 2019

   •   Online applications due by 5:00PM
 

March 2019

   •   Round II Finalists are notified and invited for interviews at the TEAK office
 

March 19th, 2019

   •   Round II Finalist applications due by 5:00PM
 

May 2019

   •   Final decisions are made and applicants are notified of acceptances
   •   Fellows begin TEAK’s Middle School Academy Summer Institute