Getting Started

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Joining the 4th–6th Grade Talent Search is the first step toward a lifetime of support for academically talented students. Enroll through our online enrollment site and receive access to your benefits immediately after completing your application.

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The timeline

Enrollment is open from October 1 to April 30.

Some benefits—including the Writing and Illustration Contest, optional PSAT 8/9 testing, and TIP’s educational programs—only take place at certain times of the year. We recommend enrolling as early as possible so that you can take full advantage of them.

Benefit Timeline
Writing Contest December 1 to January 21
Illustration Contest March 12 to April 13
CRISIS Application opens in February
eInvestigators

Spring: Application opens in December
Summer: Application opens in April