The Google Science Fair is a global online science and engineering competition open to individuals and teams from ages 13 to 18.
Greater Educational Milestones (GEMs) seeks to find, advocate and support highly motivated and qualified students of color from South Los Angeles, Watts, Inglewood, and Compton. Through outreach in these communities, GEMs identifies and brings awareness to the educational opportunities available to these students. GEMs serves as a resource to our Partner Schools while providing educational and/or financial support to our Independent Schools.
The Green Mountain Center for Gifted Education (GMCGE) is a 501 (c) 3 registered non-profit organization in Vermont, whose mission is affirming, educating, and supporting gifted youth and their families.
Green River Preserve’s mission is to provide a challenging and nurturing learning experience and inspire a deep appreciation of interconnectedness, ecological respect, and the joy of living. They are a non-competitive, coed summer camp connecting children with nature.
Since 2003, Greenwich Education Group has provided a rich array of academic resources, including subject tutoring, SAT, ACT & ISEE test preparation, day and boarding school advisory services, college counseling, diagnostic assessment, clinical and coaching services, and social skills support. Each student is met with personal attention, individualized instruction, and every resource imaginable in order to help them reach their full academic potential. Currently they have three offices in Greenwich, Riverside, and Stamford, as well as four NEASC accredited co-ed, independent day schools: Beacon, Links Academy, The Pinnacle School, and The Spire School.
Gwinnett Alliance for Gifted Education (GAGE) is a non-profit organization committed to the support, encouragement and advancement of gifted, accelerated, and advanced content students. The organization is made up of volunteers, mainly teachers, parents, and community leaders, working together to ensure the quality of gifted education.
As a local affiliate of the Georgia Association of Gifted Children, GAGE researches and develops resources that could meet the unique learning needs of gifted students in Gwinnett County, Georgia.
The Youth Foundation awards the Hadden Scholarship to exceptionally worthy, financially needy, secondary school seniors for their undergraduate college education.
HCSSiM is an intensive six-week encounter with college-level mathematics for talented and highly motivated high school students. Participants spend a major portion of each day actively engaged in doing mathematics. HCSSiM students live in the dorms at Hampshire College in Massachusetts, and study and play in its fields, woods, and academic buildings.
Founded in 1998, the Harvard-MIT Mathematics Tournament (HMMT) is one of the largest and most prestigious high school competitions in the world. Each tournament draws close to 1000 students from around the globe, including top scorers at national and international olympiads. HMMT is entirely student-organized, by students at Harvard, MIT, and nearby schools, many of whom are HMMT alumni themselves.
Summer@HPA offers students entering grades 6-12 a unique four-week day and boarding experience structured for academic enrichment and designed to make the most of summer and take advantage of our wondrous island-home to 80 percent of the world’s ecosystems. The diverse class offerings integrate environmental stewardship and awareness, and sustainability education and practices.
High School Honors Science/Math/Engineering Program (HSHSP) at Michigan State University has the goal to provide students from across the U.S. and territories who are entering 12th grade with the opportunity to engage in intensive research work over a seven-week period and to interact with peers who come from diverse backgrounds but who share a love of science and/or mathematics.
The Youth Awards was founded in 1998 by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation. Now entering its 21st year, the Youth Awards honors Latino high school seniors who excel in the classroom and community and for their excellence in various categories including: Business & Entrepreneurship, Community Service, Education, Healthcare & Science, Media & Entertainment, and Technology & Engineering.
As America’s foremost youth leadership organization, HOBY has a long and impressive history of successfully motivating youth and volunteers to outstanding leadership. HOBY programs are conducted annually throughout the United States, serving local and international high school students. HOBY programs provide students selected by their schools to participate in unique leadership training, service-learning, and motivation-building experiences.
Barbara Hettle is an independent college counselor, specializing in homeschool consulting. She assists homeschooled high school students with all aspects of the college application process such as essay coaching, preparing homeschool transcripts, academic planning, and much more. She has first-hand experience with the unique needs of homeschool students going through college admissions and hopes to be able to share her expertise with others.
As one of the nation’s largest need-based college scholarship programs in the country, the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger Association seeks students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as have critical financial need.
Join Horizons Unlimited as they explore science, technology, engineering, and math in an interactive, hands-on manner while exploring all the things STEAM has to offer! Students who will enter 6th, 7th, or 8th grade and have been identified by their school for participation in a gifted program or have been recommended by a teacher may apply.
This summer, explore a top campus, make friends as you master new tech skills, and join a community of 275,000 iD Tech students and alumni who are organizing robotics clubs, starting companies, founding nonprofits, and landing jobs at tech powerhouses like Facebook and Google. For 18 years, it has been their mission to empower the next generation of coders, app developers, game designers, engineers, and innovators.
IEA Academy is a program of the Institute for Educational Advancement which provides students in Kindergarten through 8th grade with advanced learning opportunities that promote exploration and application of knowledge. Classes are taught by content-area specialists and taught at a flexible pace to accommodate the learning needs of gifted and 2e students. Classes are small and grouped by ability rather than chronological age. IEA Academy sessions take place in Pasadena, California and are held seasonally: fall, spring, and summer (three sessions hosted each summer).
IEA’s EXPLORE (Externships Providing Leadership Opportunities for Research and Education) offers a unique opportunity for high-potential secondary students to gain real-world, hands-on experience in a field or subject of interest. Externs develop positive life-changing relationships with Mentors and a diverse cohort of other highly motivated and creative people. Externs perform advanced research, immerse themselves in challenging and intensive learning experience, and develop leadership, interpersonal, critical thinking, and creative problem-solving skills.
The Institute for Educational Advancement has created a comprehensive Scholarships and Competitions Guide which provides a library of over 100 resources for students in grades K-12. The guide is indexed by topic to assist the gifted student in finding the most appropriate opportunity to suit their unique interests and talents. A handy compilation drawn from IEA’s Gifted Resource Center, this guide is a useful tool for students, parents, counselors and anyone working with gifted youth.
Programs at the Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science (IMACS) are designed to expand your child’s mind through the development of critical thinking, logic and reasoning skills. IMACS offers after-school, weekend, summer, homeschool, and online courses
For nearly two decades, students from around the world have competed in the Imagine Cup, Microsoft’s global technology competition just for students, for the chance to win mentorship, networking opportunities, free travel, cash, and other prizes, not to mention the coveted trophy. But the Imagine Cup is more than just a tech competition. It’s a chance to work with friends, gain new skills, and meet other students who want to make a difference.
The Independent School Alliance (ISA) is a leading organization in private school admissions counseling and placement. Since 1985, ISA has provided access and opportunities at the elementary and secondary level to thousands of students across Southern California, counseling and advocating on behalf of parents of color who are seeking an independent school environment for their academically strong and motivated students. The mission of the ISA is to inform members of racial communities presently underrepresented in independent schools of the option of independent school education and to demystify the application and enrollment process.
INROADS College Links is a college and career readiness program for high school students interested in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) and Business Careers, with locations in Atlanta, Chicago, Cincinnati and Washington, DC.
Northern Kentucky University’s Institute for Talent Development and Gifted Studies serves high potential and gifted youth, their parents, and educators. Formally established in 2008, the Institute focuses on their mission of being a comprehensive and valued source for gifted and high potential youth, their parents, and educators in the regional community. The Institute has a reputation for excellence in providing educational opportunities for students, developing innovative curriculum, providing quality professional development for parents and educators, and conducting rigorous research. In addition to their services, the Institute maintains collaborative, meaningful partnerships with businesses, community agencies, and educational institutions in support of high potential and gifted youth.