• Below are some scholarships specifically for high achieving students who are identified as AIG. 

    The Cooke College Scholarship Program: is an undergraduate scholarship for high-achieving high school seniors with financial need that can be used at any accredited state or private four-year college and university.  This scholarship is available to 12th graders who have earned a cumulative unweighted GPA of at least 3.5 and minimum SAT combined critical reading and math scores of at least 1200 or minimum ACT composite score of 26

    The National Merit Scholarship: High school students who earn high scores on the PSAT / National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (NMSQT) can qualify for the National Merit Scholarship Program and achieve Finalist standing by meeting high academic standards in their high school courses. A set number of semifinalists must be chosen per state, and approximately 7,500 students win a primary scholarship per year. 

    MENSA Member Award Program: Several $2,500 scholarships are awarded each year through the Mensa Member Award Program to college-bound Mensa members and/or their dependents.

    The Davidson Fellows Scholarship: The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships to extraordinary young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work. Application categories are Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy and Outside the Box. Davidson Fellows are honored every year in Washington, D.C. with Congressional meetings and a special reception.

    College Prep Scholars Program: The College Prep Scholars Program equips high-achieving high school juniors from low-income backgrounds with the knowledge, confidence, and resources to apply to top colleges. Why apply as a junior? Being a College Prep Scholar is a notable distinction that shows their 40 college partners that you are a competitive candidate for admission. As a College Prep Scholar, you will receive exclusive awards and opportunities to develop a strong college application that shares your unique story. 

    Leadership Through Service Award: The Leadership Through Service Award is presented annually to a student enrolled in grades 7-12 who demonstrates distinguished leadership through service. The student named as Leadership Through Service Award recipient will receive a $250 check and a NCAGT Certificate of Excellence.

    Student Scholarship Awards: Student Scholarship Awards are presented to K-12 students who currently qualify as academically and/or intellectually gifted according to local guidelines. Applicants must be sponsored by a current NCAGTY or PAGE member. The amount and number of scholarships will be decided annually at the initial budget planning session of the NCAGT Board.

    PAGE Chapter Award: The NCAGT PAGE Chapter Award is presented to a PAGE chapter who demonstrates contributions to the well-being of local programs for gifted students, informative programs for parents/teachers, and direct service to gifted students. Past recipients may be nominated again for the PAGE Chapter Award.

    For additional scholarships both national and local, please view this page