The Nob Yoshigahara Puzzle Design Competition was established in 2001 to promote and recognize innovative new designs of mechanical puzzles.
The Noble School is a charter high school located in Chicago, Illinois. They are partnered with Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire. Noble is unique for their use of the Harkness Method which promotes student-directed, discussion-based learning. Students own the process and the responsibility of understanding.
NACLO is a contest in which high-school students solve linguistic puzzles. In solving these puzzles, students learn about the diversity and consistency of language, while exercising logic skills. No prior knowledge of linguistics or second languages is necessary. Professionals in linguistics, computational linguistics and language technologies use dozens of languages to create engaging problems that represent cutting edge issues in their fields. The competition has attracted top students to study and work in those same fields. It is truly an opportunity for young people to experience a taste of natural-language processing in the 21st century.
North Broward is a private school offering curricula that promotes individualized learning, creativity and critical thinking and offers an International Baccalaureate. Each student here is encouraged and empowered to successfully pursue their individual aspirations through exceptional educators, personalized learning and top-caliber academics that are enriched by opportunities in the arts, athletics, and community service. Their challenging yet nurturing environment prepares the students to excel at their top choice colleges.
North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics is the nation’s first public residential high school focused on science, technology, engineering, and math. They challenge and inspire talented students from across North Carolina through a residential campus, online program, summer STEM enrichment programs and more!
The Highly Gifted Magnet (HGM) was established in 1989 as part of the voluntary integration program of the Los Angeles Unified School District. Its goals are twofold: integration and a college preparatory curriculum that serves a special needs population (students who have an LAUSD intellectual assessment exam scoring in the 99.5%-99.9%). The HGM, which is mandated to maintain 60% minority students, includes and fosters a multi-racial, multi-ethnic student body. HGM students receive the benefits of a small academic program – a core of teachers and a small student body who know each other well, mixed with the advantages of attending a public, urban high school.
Located in Chicago, Illinois, Northside College Prep is a public high school dedicated to creating a community of learners who strive to fulfill individual and collective intellectual, emotional, social, and ethical potentials. Northside offers a rigorous and innovative curriculum, with all courses offered at the Honors or Advanced Placement levels. Northside is a full inclusion school, committed to supporting the needs of individuals with diagnosed disabilities. IEPs and 504 plans regarding testing and/or classroom accommodations can be arranged through the Office of Specialized Services.
Through dual credit, high school students can earn college credit from Northwest Missouri State University while still in high school. Currently, all in high school dual credit courses are taught by high school faculty. Northwest has online dual credit course offerings that are taught by adjunct faculty.
Life-changing residential and commuter programs providing challenging enrichment, honors and Advanced Placement courses taught in a highly supportive environment. From early childhood through elementary, middle and high school, Center for Talent Development (CTD) gifted summer programs encourage gifted kids to explore academic areas of interest and connect with a community of peers.
Gifted LearningLinks (GLL) offers engaging gifted online courses and programs, including family programs, enrichment, core essentials, honors, and AP® courses for gifted and talented students in kindergarten through grade 12. Eligible home schooled, elementary, middle or high school students can accelerate and broaden their knowledge base any time and any place. GLL courses provide rigorous, individualized instruction helping gifted students to achieve their educational goals.
The National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, provides merit-based scholarships for eligible high school students that are recent high school graduates to learn less commonly taught languages in summer and academic-year overseas immersion programs. Scholarships are available for students to learn the following languages: Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, Korean, Persian (Tajiki), Russian, and Turkish.
The goal of the NYCDA Foundation College Scholarship Program is to award multiple 4 year college scholarships, primarily with total values of $5,000-$25,000. These scholarships will be awarded as tuition payments directly to the college of your choice. The scholarship recipient must be intending on pursuing a performance based major (dance, musical theater) in college.
The NYS Achievement and Investment in Merit Scholarship (NY-AIMS) provides merit-based scholarships to NYS high school graduates who achieved academic excellence as a high school student, and enroll or plan to enroll in a public or private NYS college immediately after high school
The NYS STEM Incentive Program provides tuition awards to students who are New York State residents attending a public or private degree-granting college or university located in New York State. Recipients must be in the top 10 percent of students of their high school graduating class, pursue an approved, two or four-year STEM degree program and agree to live in NYS and work in a STEM field in NYS for five years after graduation.
Oak Crest Academy is a fully accredited school for gifted and talented students, grades PreK-12, specifically designed to address the needs and learning styles of gifted learners; bringing together of highly trained faculty, carefully designed and award-winning gifted curricula, and like-minded peers; a community of enthusiastic learners who share a passion for intellectual inquiry, creativity, and discovery.
Oak Meadow was founded by a group of parents and teachers seeking to reignite their children’s spark for learning. Believing that children are sensitive and intelligent and that learning can be joyfully integrated into life, their approach was progressive, compassionate, and child-centered. They are a fully accredited distance learning school that meets strict professional, academic standards. Their curriculum is print-based by design to reinforce solid reading comprehension and study skills. Technology is thoughtfully integrated through the grade levels.
Odyssey of the Mind is the largest creative problem solving competition in the world. Teams compete to find solutions to problems relating to technical design, engineering, writing, the arts, and much more.
Online G3 is an interactive online platform offering classes in a range of middle and high school subjects for gifted students seeking advanced coursework. G3 offers online courses in English, History, Computer Science, and Language. Classes are grouped by skill level, rather than chronological age, to allow asynchronous learners to accelerate in individual subjects as needed. Live peer interaction and discussion forums are woven throughout all classes to create a cohesive community of gifted learners.
This nearly three-week-long summer program lets students experience college life, meet new friends, dive into STEM projects and use all the knowledge they’ve gained by the time they complete their junior year of high school. Students work on projects such as brewing bio-diesel or making machines from scratch.
Pace University’s Summer Scholars Institute is an intensive two-week program designed for exceptional rising juniors and seniors eager to experience the atmosphere of college with interactive courses to meet the individual interests of students. All Summer Scholars will automatically receive a letter of recommendation from the Director of the Summer Scholars Institute for any college to which they apply.
Pacific Preparatory is an accredited institution, working with elementary, middle, and high school students. Because students accomplish so much more in one-on-one lessons, students require fewer instructional hours than in a traditional school. We offer in person (teachers come to your home) and online instruction.
Palmetto Scholars Academy (PSA) is a Gifted and Talented Charter School located in North Charleston, South Carolina. They have an advanced and rigorous curriculum designed to meet the educational, social, and emotional needs of gifted and talented learners. They encourage community involvement and students are required to complete a minimum of ten service hours per academic school year.
The Paul Tsongas Scholarship is a merit-based program that rewards Massachusetts students with a grade point average of 3.75 and highly competitive SAT scores of at least 1200 (or the ACT equivalent). Eligible students receive a waiver of tuition and mandatory fees at a Massachusetts state university.
University of Pennsylvania delivers the challenge of an Ivy League curriculum to academically talented high school students seeking a pre-collegiate experience. They offer a summer prep program, summer academies focusing on intensive research and application, a pre-college program, and a young scholars program.
Serving students in K-12th grade, the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School’s (PA Cyber) online learning environments, personalized instructional methods, and choices of curricula connect Pennsylvania students and their families with state-certified and highly-qualified teachers, and rich academic content that is aligned to state standards. Founded in 2000, PA Cyber is headquartered in Midland and maintains a network of support offices throughout the state. As a public school, PA Cyber is open for enrollment by any school-age child residing in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and does not charge tuition to students or families.