The application deadline has passed for TCA members set to start in September 2013. However, we do accept applications throughout the year for TCA members set to start in September 2014. If you submit an application, please note that the application review, interview, and acceptance process will not take place until late spring/early summer 2014.

Steps to apply:

1. Complete the online application, including the questions that require a written response.

Once we review your application, we will contact top candidates to:

2. Participate in a face-to-face interview with current TCA members and program staff.
3. Present for 5 minutes to current TCA members and program staff on something that you are passionate about.

Important dates:

Review of applications: late spring/early summer 2014
Program starts: September 2014
Year 1: Sep–Jun
Year 2: Sep–Jun (new members also start their first session in Sep)


  • We accept applications from teens who will be between 15-18 years old on September 14, 2013.
  • If under 18, please provide name, phone and email (if available) for your parent/guardian.
  • If in school, please list name of school.
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