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Supporting Our Nation’s Brightest Young People
The Davidson Institute for Talent Development is a national nonprofit dedicated to supporting profoundly gifted students 18 and under through these programs:

* Davidson Young Scholars
Free support services, including academic support, advocacy, social emotional resources, talent development, early college and peer connections for profoundly gifted young people between the ages of 5 and 17, and their parents. Young Scholars and their parents can also access our online community, annual conference and a summer camp for 8 to 12 year olds.

* Davidson Fellows Scholarships
$50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships for students 18 and under who have completed graduate-level work. Application categories are Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy and Outside the Box. Davidson Fellows are honored every year in Washington, D.C. at a special reception.

* Davidson Academy
Designed to be different, the Academy is a middle and high school for profoundly gifted students offering an education matched to a student's abilities, not their age. The Davidson Academy offers two educational options – an online school for those living anywhere in the U.S. that starts with the eighth grade, and a day school on the University of Nevada, Reno campus for local middle and high school students. Both options are centered on a rigorous academic environment where students learn at an accelerated pace and interact with intellectual peers.

* THINK Summer Institute
A three-week residential summer academic program in Reno, Nevada where 13- to 16-year-old exceptionally gifted students take two college courses and can earn college credits. In addition to the full-immersion academic experience, students participate in a variety of on-campus activities as well as field trips around the Reno-Lake Tahoe area.

* Educators Guild
A free national service for elementary, secondary and post-secondary educators, as well as other professionals committed to meeting the unique needs of highly gifted students.

* Davidson Gifted Database
A gateway to resources for and about gifted young people with easy search capabilities for articles, resources and state policy pages to help students, parents and educators pinpoint information.

www.DavidsonGifted.org

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Davidson Academy has proven time after time to be an excellent resource; my daughter would love to attend. Davidson has always had advocacy resources available to us. The quality of their programs is self evident.
Renaissance1

11/20/2014

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