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Davidson’s Fellows Scholarship: Designed for gifted students

Davidson’s Fellows Scholarship is a prestigious program that recognizes and supports outstanding young people who demonstrate exceptional abilities, accomplishments, and potential in various fields, including science, technology, engineering, mathematics, literature, music, philosophy, and other areas. The scholarship is awarded annually by the Davidson Institute, a non-profit organization that is dedicated to identifying, nurturing, and supporting gifted and talented young people. Davidson’s Fellows Scholarship provides significant financial support, as well as networking opportunities, mentorship, and other resources to help the recipients pursue their academic and career goals and make a positive impact on their communities and the world.

Other Scholarships for Gifted Students

This state-specific list of scholarships is geared toward younger gifted students.

StateScholarship/Award Description
NationalJack Kent Cooke Foundation ScholarshipsThese scholarship programs are designed to encourage and support outstanding students who work hard and have financial need.
NationalCaroline D. Bradley ScholarshipThis scholarship offers one of the only merit-based, need-blind high school scholarships to highly gifted students across the United States.
NationalMalone Family Foundation ScholarshipThis scholarship enables top-level students to attain scholarships at excellent secondary schools throughout the United States.
ArizonaStudent Enrichment ScholarshipThis scholarship funds up to 90% of tuition (up to $200) for 40 students in grades K-12 to attend enrichment activities.
ArkansasYouth Challenger AwardThe Youth Challenger Award recognizes one student in grades K-6 and one student in grades 7-12 who takes an “unusual, creative, or different” step.
GeorgiaGeorgia GOAL Scholarship ProgramNeed-based; can be used at private schools for K-12 or for homeschoolers.
IllinoisCarol Morreale Scholarship The purpose of this award is to recognize students currently in grades 1-8 who have demonstrated excellence in language arts and/or mathematics.
MaineDistinguished Student AwardThis award recognizes students in grades 4-8 who have distinguished themselves in academics, leadership, and/or the arts.
Missouri The Gifted Association of Missouri Awards & ScholarshipsStudents in grades 3-6 who have distinguished themselves in academics, leadership or the arts are eligible for this scholarship.
MontanaMontana AGATE ScholarshipThe Montana AGATE Scholarship awards scholarships to students in grades 1-12. The scholarship may be used towards any educational opportunity.
North CarolinaStudent Scholarship AwardsStudent Scholarship Awards are intended for gifted students in grades K-12 to help finance original projects or instructional opportunities not available within a student’s school district.
New JerseyNew Jersey Association for Gifted Children
OhioOAGC Student ScholarshipThe OAGC Scholarship is for students in grades K-12 who have been identified as gifted and talented. Awards of up to 75% of a program’s cost (maximum of $500) may be given.
FloridaFlorida Association for the Gifted (FLAG)

Summer Program Scholarships for Gifted Students

StateScholarship/Award Description
MichiganStudent Summer Scholarships ProgramThe Michigan Association for Gifted Children awards funds to students to attend summer enrichment programs.
OhioSupport for Talented Students (STS)STS’s goal is to provide need-based scholarships for summer enrichment programs to gifted and talented students in grades 3-11 in Central Ohio.
OklahomaBeverly Riggs ScholarshipThe Beverly Riggs scholarship is for students who are gifted. Funds must be used for summer camp attendance.
OregonOATAG Student Grant ProgramThe OATAG Student Grant Program recognizes students in grades 6-8 who have achieved excellence in leadership, visual/performing arts, or academic achievement. Students may be awarded up to $500 to be used for a summer program.
TennesseeSummer ScholarshipTAG’s Summer Scholarship is offered to gifted students in Tennessee and covers up to 85% of a program’s total fees (maximum of $500).
TexasTAGT Summer ScholarshipsTAGT Summer Scholarship is for students who have been identified as gifted in grade K-12. The scholarship awards up to $400 to be used on academic, fine arts, performing arts, or leadership summer programs.
VirginiaStudent Summer ScholarshipsThe Virginia Association for the Gifted Student Summer Scholarships are designed for those gifted and talented students who wish to attend academic or artistic programs during the summer months. The scholarships are in amounts ranging from $100 to $400 (see funding schedule below) and are available for students, K-12.
WisconsinStudent Summer ScholarshipsThe goal of this scholarship is to help finance summer program attendance by students who are gifted. Award amounts vary.

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