Duke TIP

Duke TIP

What is Duke TIP?

Duke TIP is a nonprofit organization devoted to meeting the academic and social needs of gifted students.   Duke TIP Talent Search has three programs depending on the age of your student.

Duke TIP 4th - 6th Grade Talent Search
Duke TIP 7th Grade Talent Search
8th - 10th Grade Option

Students who participate have a variety of opportunities that allow them to realize their potential through a variety of programs. The different programs focus on both the academic and social needs of children, giving them the chance to explore their interests and talents. 

Opportunities include:

  • Advice for parents and educators on how to nurture academic talent, including The Digest of Gifted Research (DGR) and our online Educational Opportunity Guide. 
  • Online activities like advanced writing, math, science, and social studies lessons plus a book club that gives students a chance to connect with peers who share their love of reading.
  • Customized publications, including a newsletter just for 4th–6th Grade Talent Search participants. 
  • A writing contest that awards monetary prizes plus other opportunities for publication.
  • Recognition for academic achievement such as certificates of achievement, guidance for schools recognizing TIP participants, and special ceremonies.