Programs

All Duke TIP programs are designed specifically for gifted students. Our talent searches help students and their families evaluate and grow their academic abilities while our educational programs provide them with motivation, challenge, inspiration, advanced interactive learning opportunities, peer interaction, and more. Please click on any program below to learn more about it or use the provided search terms to identify the program right for your student.

The starting point for younger gifted students seeking academic challenge. The program offers the PSAT 8/9 as an optional above-level test, fun educational enrichment resources, and access to learning programs.

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International students, older students, and seventh graders who missed out on regular talent search enrollment can be considered for TIP programs by taking the ACT or SAT on their own and reporting their scores to us through 8th–10th Grade Option. 

A week-long residential program that applies problem-based learning to a hypothetical community crisis. Students join occupation-based research teams and build their academic, leadership, and teamwork skills.

This month-long online program for fourth, fifth, and sixth graders is offered in fall, spring, and summer. Students solve a real-world mystery while they develop their research skills and learn online best practices.

eStudies is an innovative, seven-week summer program that lets gifted students take rigorous courses in small online classes offering personal attention from expert instructors and frequent peer-to-peer interaction. Qualifying scores apply.

These renowned three-week summer programs offer gifted students advanced academic study and dynamic residential programming at college campuses across the country. Qualifying scores apply.