Gifted programs and talent searches:
RSI: Each summer, 80 of the world's most accomplished high school students gather at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for the Research Science Institute (RSI). RSI is the first cost-free to students, summer science & engineering program to combine on-campus course work in scientific theory with off-campus work in science and technology research.
TASP: A Telluride Association Summer Program (TASP) is a six-week educational experience for high school juniors that offers challenges and rewards rarely encountered in secondary school or even college.
Clay Mathematics Institute: The primary objectives and purposes of The Clay Mathematics Institute are:to increase and disseminate mathematical knowledge, to educate mathematicians and other scientists about new discoveries in the field of mathematics, to encourage gifted students to pursue mathematical careers, and to recognize extraordinary achievements and advances in mathematical research.
The CMI will further the beauty, power and universality of mathematical thought.
Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth identifies and develops the talents of the most advanced K-12 learners worldwide. As part of Johns Hopkins University, CTY helps fulfill the university’s mission of preparing students to make significant future contributions to our world.
Duke's Talent Identification Program (TIP)
Northwestern's Center for Talent Development (CTD)
University of Denver' Rocky Mountain Talent Search
Stanford Education Program for Gifted Youth (EPGY)
Stanford's Summer Pre-Collegiate Institutes
Davidson THINK Summer Institute Gifted students interested in a challenging academic summer program should consider attending the Davidson THINK Summer Institute on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno. This intense three-week residential summer program offers exceptionally gifted 13- to 16-year-old students the opportunity to earncollege credits that may be transferable.