Open Summer Programs
Three weeks of accelerated learning and life-changing community for qualifying TIPsters. Application open now for students with qualifying scores in grades seven through ten.
Innovative classes at leading research stations, labs, and other settings for students in ninth through twelfth grade.
A week spent performing the role of a professional responding to a devastating hurricane for fifth- and sixth-grade students.
See What TIP Offers
Learn more about all of TIP's talent searches, educational programs, and other offerings.
Partnering with Educators
We depend on educators to help us identify the students who would benefit from our programs and resources, and in return we provide resources, support, and advice for educators working with academically talented students.
We hire year-round for great instructors, administrative staff, and residential counselors. Working at Duke TIP is one of the most rewarding work experiences you will ever have—explore your opportunities now.
About Duke TIP
The Duke University Talent Identification Program is a nonprofit organization that supports academically talented students in grades four through twelve.
Through above-grade-level testing, enrichment resources, year-round learning options, residential summer programs, online courses, need-based financial aid, and original research into the needs of gifted students, we help support and nurture our students' talents.
Other summer programs opening soon
Get ready to apply to our other summer programs as well! Applications open on April 4 for eStudies and eInvestigators.
Scholarship for seventh-grade students
Applications are open for the Jack Kent Cooke Young Scholars Program! For high-achieving students with financial need in seventh grade, recipients get support, funding, and more.
Show your TIP pride
Let the world know about your student's accomplishments by wearing our TIP gear! Our online store has T-shirts, tote bags, notebooks, and more.
Research & Resources
Duke TIP is a leading researcher in the field of gifted education. Drawing from that expertise, we offer a variety of resources and advice for students, families, and educators seeking to know more about how academically talented children can reach their full potential.
Posts from Gifted Today
Soumya’s parents just looked at her SAT scores online and found that she only needed ten more points on her math score to qualify for a prestigious gifted program. Determined to help their daughter however they can, they enroll her in an afterschool tutoring program (more on test prep). Soumya retakes the SAT and when… Read More »
Imagine this scenario: two students both test above their grade level and have similar scores in math and reading. Now, imagine that only one of these students is identified as gifted by their school. The student who is identified as gifted is then exposed to programming with unique opportunities, while the other student follows his… Read More »
Multiple criteria for identification can be a double-edged sword. TIP's Research Staff break down three possible implementations of multiple criteria for identification and weigh the advantages and limitations of each. Read More »
Posts from Ready for College
In her sixth TIPsterU video, Noelle gives a quick update as she wraps up her winter break at home in North Carolina. She had a great first semester, but she also has some advice for other students who may not have fared as well.
Noelle is a first-year student at Ohio University.
Follow TIPsterU here, at Duke TIP’s Alumni site, or on YouTube. Watch along as young TIP alums vlog their way through college, lending insight and advice for current TIPsters along the way...
In his fourth TIPsterU video, Kevin confirms that he survived FINAL EXAMS, shares a highlight reel from his first semester of college, and makes a pun.
Kevin is a first-year student at Texas A&M University.
Follow TIPsterU here, at Duke TIP’s Alumni site, or on YouTube. Watch along as young TIP alums vlog their way through college, lending insight and advice for current TIPsters along the way.