Davidson Institute - Programs & Scholarships


Davidson Institute

How we can help
The Davidson Institute is dedicated to supporting profoundly gifted young people, their families and the educators who serve them, through our scholarships, summer camp and free consulting services.

For Students
Davidson Young Scholars - Free support services for profoundly gifted students ages 5 to 18 in educational advocacy, talent and interest development, and peer connections.
Davidson Fellows - $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships recognizing extraordinary young people 18 and younger who have completed a significant piece of work.
THINK Summer Institute - A three-week residential summer academic experience in Reno, Nevada where 13- to 16-year-old students can earn college credits.
The Davidson Academy of Nevada - A free, public day school located on the University of Nevada, Reno campus offering middle and high school students an accelerated education.
For Educators
Educators Guild - A free national program for teachers, counselors, administrators and GT coordinators who want to network and learn more about the academic needs of gifted students.
For Parents

Getting Started for Parents - a summary of articles and resources for parents.

Davidson Gifted Database - A free online searchable database of thousands of articles and resources for and about gifted students. Articles you may find helpful:     
  • A place to start: Is my child gifted?
  • Frequently Asked Questions: Profoundly Gifted Students & Gifted Education


    Genius Denied Genius Denied: How to Stop Wasting Our Brightest Young Minds

    Guidebooks - Free, downloadable PDF files specially designed to assist parents of gifted students with Advocating, Early College Entrance, Homeschooling, Mentoring and more.

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