Wednesday, May 23, 2018

TIP is proud to honor journalist Derek Wallbank and filmmaker Morgan Dameron for their career success.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
three girls smiling for the camera

Thanks to a major grant of $150,000 by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, the Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) will be able to continue its groundbreaking Project Launch program for a fifth consecutive cycle.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Here are just a few of the many TIPsters currently enrolled in a TIP program and their recent achievements—but we consider every TIPster a superstar with the potential to do great things with their talent.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Fifth- and sixth-grade students can now attend a residential program at this Nashville, Tennessee, university.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
A teacher listens to her student in a Duke TIP classroom.

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation seeks high-achieving high school seniors with financial need for its College Scholarship Program.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
A young boy receiving his medal at a recognition ceremony.

Since 1980, Duke TIP has engaged over 2.8 million youth who scored at or above the 95th percentile on a grade-level standardized test. Last year, nearly 64,000 academically talented seventh graders accepted the invitation to participate in the 7th Grade Talent Search.

  • 7th Grade Talent Search
Friday, June 9, 2017
A group of girls smiling and laughing outside at Duke TIP.

Summer is here! School is out; the weather is warm, and one of TIP’s most highly-anticipated programs is kicking off this weekend: Summer Studies.

Thursday, April 20, 2017
A girl in class

More than 6,400 students in the fourth, fifth, and sixth grade took College Board’s PSAT 8/9 test through Duke TIP in late 2016 and early 2017.

  • 4th–6th Grade Talent Search
Thursday, March 16, 2017
a girl smiling at a recognition ceremony

Nearly 54,000 academically talented seventh grade students nationally took above grade level college entrance exams through Duke TIP in late 2016 and early 2017.

  • 7th Grade Talent Search
Monday, March 13, 2017
A forest at sunset

The Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) has named the winners of its 2017 Writing Contest, held annually for participants in the TIP 4th–6th Grade Talent Search. This year, students were asked to write a story about a dog that has escaped from an animal control officer, from the dog’s point of view. Over eight hundred stories were submitted. Entries included wild adventures and poignant reflections on individuals’ relationships with their pets, and there were seven different states represented among the winners.

  • 4th–6th Grade Talent Search