The Davidson Institute is not able to determine qualification without a complete application, as testing information is evaluated in the context of the rest of the application materials.
Accepted tests must…
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This section is optional. Additional evidence of intellectual precocity, as determined by the applicant or family, may assist the review committee in better understanding the applicant’s abilities. However, it will not override test scores that fall significantly below the minimum score guidelines listed above.
A maximum of SIX documents may be uploaded in this section of the application. Examples may include academic work samples, videos of the applicant, additional letters of recommendation, narrative of extenuating circumstances, or other items that
Academic work samples or videos must include detailed information about each item, including:
Certificates, awards, artwork, music pieces, or other non-academic samples are not typically taken into account when determining eligibility.
Started in 1999, the Davidson Institute for Talent Development is a 501(c)3 private operating foundation. Our mission is to recognize, nurture and support profoundly intelligent young people ages 18 and under, and to provide opportunities for them to develop their talents to make a positive difference.
Profoundly gifted students are those who score in the 99.9th percentile on IQ and achievement tests. Read more about this population in this article.