Program FAQ's

  • Where can I apply?

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    Apply at the link below
  • What are the program dates?

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    July 14th - July 19th, 2024
  • How much does that summer residential program cost?

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    The summer residential program is FREE for all participants. Texas A&M University-San Antonio will provide you with roundtrip transportation to campus, room and board, all meals, and program supplies.
  • Will I have to share a room with someone during the program?

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    Yes, you will share a room with another TLA participant of the same gender for the duration of the program.
  • How will family members be involved?

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    Family members will be invited to participate in two of the four virtual sessions which will cover program logistics and financial literacy for college. Families are also invited to the welcome and closing reception of the program.
  • Once I am admitted to the TLA program, what comes next?

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    Once a student receives their admittance to the TLA program, they will be sent liability forms and a contract that must be signed and returned to the Cisneros Institute for Emerging Leaders to confirm program participation. Attendance at the virtual pre-academy virtual sessions in June and July will be required.