If your student is participating in a TIP program this summer, log in to the student portal to find all the information you need. Student Portal
TIP is not currently accepting any applications. But the 7th Grade Talent Search opens for enrollment on August 1, and the 4th–6th Grade Talent Search opens on October 1. 7th Grade Talent Search 4th–6th Grade Talent Search
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.
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
TIP’s Gifted Education Specialist, Rick Courtright, responds to a parent who asks about how to get an underachieving gifted high schooler back on track. Read More »
TIP’s Gifted Education Specialist, Rick Courtright, responds to a parent who asks about resources for a gifted toddler. Read More »
TIP’s Gifted Education Specialist, Rick Courtright, responds to a parent who asks about acceleration for her gifted daughter who scored highly in some areas and not in others. Read More »
Posts from Ready for College
In his fifth TIPsterU video, Kevin leaves the library at 4 a.m. and bemoans his workload.
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.