2020 Program Dates: Saturday, July 11 – Saturday, August 1
The 2020 summer application is open November 26, 2019 and closes Friday, March 27, 2020. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and course placement is first-come, first-served, so we recommend applying early.
Step 1: Review Essential Pages
Step 2: Prepare Application Materials
In order to complete the online application, you'll need to be prepared to upload the following materials:
Step 3: Submit Online Application
Access our new Online Application System (the 2020 Application is now closed):
Step 4: Ensure Application Forms are Complete
Recommender and Parent Agreement Forms are automatically emailed when you complete and submit these sections in the application. Ensure that these forms are received and submitted by your recommender and parent(s). Applications are not considered complete until we have received all forms and payment. Only complete applications are reviewed for acceptance and course placement.
Step 5: Review Process and Notification
The review committee evaluates applications on an individual basis to determine if an applicant is qualified. Decision notifications will be sent via email within one month of application completion. Once admitted into the program, additional information regarding next steps will be emailed directly to the student.
The Davidson THINK Summer Institute does not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, ethnicity, or disability. The Davidson THINK Summer Institute strongly recommends keeping a copy of your application materials for your records, as all applications and uploaded documents become property of the Davidson THINK Summer Institute and will not be returned.
Questions? Email THINK@davidsongifted.org or call (775) 852-3483 ext. 6
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.