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The TLI Berkshire Scholars program welcomes applications from school- and community-based educators, currently teaching, who reside year-round in Berkshire or Columbia Counties. Educators are eligible for one subsidized ticket or program pass each season. All TLI Berkshire Scholar tickets and program passes are $5.

Application Process

TLI Berkshire Scholar applications are open now for the fall/winter/spring season. Applications for summer 2020 will open on February 26, 2020.

During the application process, educators may choose up to 5 TLI programs or events, will be asked to rank choices in order of preference, and must acknowledge availability to attend each of the programs or events chosen.

Educators will be asked to provide contact information, a description of school affiliation or reference from a student/parent, and a one- to two-sentence description of how TLI participation would positively impact their teaching practice.

If the number of qualified applicants for any program or event exceeds the number of tickets or passes available, TLI will conduct a random drawing from the pool of qualified applicants. Tickets/passes will be offered in the order names are drawn. Remaining qualified applicants will be added to a waitlist in the order in which their names were drawn.

Applicants will be notified on a rolling basis by email. This notification will include ticketing instructions.

Other Details

If a TLI Berkshire Scholar does not notify TLI in advance that they are unable to attend an event for which they hold a ticket, we reserve the right to withhold eligibility for future TLI Berkshire Scholar tickets and passes for a period of up to one year.