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TASS

A free program for high school sophomores in Critical Black and Ethnic Studies

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TASP

Free seminars for high school juniors.

Cornell House

The Branches

Residential communities for university students.

Leadership. Democracy. Service.

Telluride Association is a nonprofit organization that creates and fosters educational communities that teach leadership and service through democratic participation. Our educational programs, offered at no cost to their participants, prepare promising individuals—through intellectual inquiry, democratic self-government, and meaningful work—to define and discharge their obligations to humanity by developing the skills, knowledge, and strength of character necessary to do so.

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For High School Students

Telluride Association’s free summer programs—TASP for juniors and TASS for sophomores—offer a small number of motivated high school students the opportunity to critically engage with peers and ideas in a university setting. Learn more…

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For University Students

Students living at Telluride Association’s residential houses at Cornell University and the University of Michigan receive full room and board scholarships and shape the intellectual communities of their houses. Learn more…

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For College Faculty

None of Telluride Association’s programs could succeed without the participation of the many university faculty members who teach our summer programs or live in our branches. Learn more…







Blog

  • Telluriders Abroad

    by Matthew Trail Over the last 100 years, the Telluride Newsletter has regularly featured letters and articles from its overseas associates. From the croquet lawns of Oxford to Mussolini’s Italy and the Biafran War, Telluriders have brought their insights, humor, and critical eye to their......

  • Deep Springs College Online Digital Archive, a Great Nunnian Resource

    This week’s blog features Deep Springs College’s online digital collection of nearly 1,000 photos relating to the College. Many photographs feature Telluride alumni as well, of course, reflecting the (variously) close ties between the two Nunnian institutions over their more than 100 years of shared history.......

  • Ridley Jones SP05 MB06 TA08 shares her poetry

    by Ridley Jones SP05 MB06 TA08 __________ Seattle Freeze Beneath the sky’s furrowed brow Furtive rivulets of we disappear And the mountains lay down Their daily burden   _________ Autumn Song Slide with me, world, dark and gentle Fall through me, time, swift and lovely......



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Purpose & Plan

The purpose of Telluride Association is to promote the highest good by educating promising individuals to serve thoughtfully in the world.

Our educational programs, offered at no cost to their participants, prepare promising individuals—through intellectual inquiry, democratic self-government, and meaningful work—to define and discharge their obligations to humanity by developing the skills, knowledge, and strength of character necessary to do so.