The Texas Association for Gifted & Talented (TAGT) offers gifted students four scholarship options. There are currently four scholarship opportunities:
Summer Enrichment Scholarships
Awarded to identified gifted students grades K- 12, who are currently participating in a gifted program and who want to enrich their learning experience during the summer months. The maximum summer scholarship award is $400. Students may use these scholarships to attend programs with an academic, fine arts, or performing arts focus.
Laura Allard Future Vision Scholarship
A $2,500 scholarship awarded to a graduating G/T high school senior who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, possesses a strong sense of purpose and clearly defined goals, and has a long-term plan for achieving these goals.
Adelle McClendon Young Leader Scholarship
A $2500 scholarship awarded to a graduating G/T high school senior who has demonstrated outstanding leadership.
Attend the Summer Mathematics Institute (SMI), a 3-week residential program with an intense focus on mathematics. Sponsored by the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at the University of North Texas.
To learn more about the scholarships and apply, visit http://www.txgifted.org/scholarships. The deadline to apply for the scholarships is February 26, 2016.
The best and most sought after Advanced Academics Program in Texas.
The Advanced Academics Department, in partnership with parents and community, will provide students a premier education, preparing them to be successful, productive citizens.
In the Northwest Independent School District, the Advanced Academics Department provides direction and leadership for K-12 opportunities within the school day and outside of the school day. Support for the multi-faceted gifted education services include:
Advanced Academics Department
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