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CAG Student Awards and Scholarships

Golden Bell Award for Students

 

Highly Gifted Students Opportunities at Davidson Institute

Davidson Young Scholars Application Available
The national Davidson Young Scholars program provides FREE support, information and resources to families of profoundly gifted students.  Through an online community and annual event, Young Scholars have the opportunity to meet others with similar interests and abilities, and utilize their talents to maximize their educational potential and make a difference in the lives of others. Parents collaborate with a team of knowledgeable Family Consultants who provide individualized services based on each family’s unique needs, most often in the areas of educational advocacy and planning, social and emotional development, and enrichment opportunities. Read Young Scholar Success Stories (www.DavidsonGifted.org/YSSuccessStories) about how the Young Scholars program has helped make a difference in the lives of these students.  The Davidson Young Scholars application deadline is the first of each month. Please visit the website to learn more: www.DavidsonGifted.org/YoungScholars.

 

2015 Davidson Fellows $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 Scholarships

If you are a student who will be 18 or younger as of Oct. 1, 2015 and are working on a graduate-level project in any field of study, please consider applying for the 2015 Davidson Fellows scholarship. The Davidson Institute for Talent Development offers high-achieving young people across the country the opportunity to be named a 2015 Davidson Fellow, an honor accompanied by a $50,000, $25,000 or $10,000 scholarship in recognition of a significant piece of work in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Music, Literature, Philosophy or Outside the Box. Applicants must submit an original piece of work recognized by experts in the field as significant and that has the potential to make a positive contribution to society. The scholarship may be used at any accredited college or university. The deadline to apply is Feb. 11, 2015. For additional information, please visit www.DavidsonGifted.org/Fellows.

 

2015 THINK Summer Institute – Three-Week Academic Residential Program

The Davidson Institute is seeking gifted teens who are interested in attending the 2015 THINK Summer Institute.  THINK is a three-week residential summer program on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno where students can earn up to six college credits by completing two university courses. The 2015 THINK Summer Institute will run from July 11 through Aug. 1. Tuition is $3,400 and covers course credits, books and materials, room and board and the cost of planned activities. Need-based scholarships are available. To qualify, students must be 13 to 16 years old during THINK and must meet or exceed composite SAT score of 1130 (excludes writing portion) or ACT score of 26.  The application deadline is April 1, 2015. Due to limited space availability, it is strongly encouraged that applicants submit their application before the deadline. Homeschooled students are eligible to apply. To learn more about THINK, please visit www.DavidsonGifted.org/THINK.

 

The Davidson Academy of Nevada - Apply for 2015-2016 School Year

The Davidson Academy of Nevada, a free public day school for profoundly gifted pupils on the University of Nevada, Reno campus, is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. Unlike many traditional school settings, the Academy’s classes are not grouped by age-based grades, but by ability level, providing profoundly gifted young people an educational opportunity matched to their abilities, strengths and interests.  To be eligible to attend The Davidson Academy, students must be at the middle or high school level across all subject areas and score in the 99.9th percentile on IQ or college entrance tests, such as the SAT or ACT. For admission details, please visit www.DavidsonAcademy.UNR.edu. Applications are reviewed on a monthly basis with a final application deadline of April 1, 2015. Interested families can meet current students and parents, faculty and staff, network with others and ask questions at one of the Academy tours and information sessions. To view tour dates and RSVP, visit www.DavidsonAcademy.UNR.edu/Tours.

 


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