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Scholarships for Students Through Grade 12 (page 3)

— Duke University Talent Identification Program
Updated on Dec 16, 2008

Illinois

The Carol Morreale 2006 Scholarship

This $1000 award was established in memory of Carol Morreale, an educator, early member, and tireless advocate for gifted children. Funded through memorial donations, this scholarship was created to recognize excellence in children. The award will be given to a student in grades 1 through 8 who has demonstrated excellence in language arts or math. Financial need will also be a consideration. For information visit iagcgifted.org/recognition/index.shtml.

Kansas

Future Astronaut Training Program Scholarships

The Kansas Association for the Gifted, Talented and Creative (KGTC) will sponsor two scholarships for Level I for the Future Astronauts Training Program.  KGTC will pay tuition/registration which includes room, board, model rocket, t-shirt, group photo, and all written materials. Level I scholarships are available to any Kansas student finishing sixth, seventh, or eighth grade during the current school year. The winning students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the Cosmosphere in Hutchinson. They will also be asked to share their experiences at the KGTC Annual Convention. For information visit www.kgtc.org/student_news.htm.

Kentucky

Kentucky Association for Gifted Education (KAGE) Foundation Scholarships

The KAGE Foundation provides scholarship assistance to qualified elementary and secondary students throughout Kentucky who, because of financial need, would otherwise be discouraged from participating in the summer gifted programs offered by Kentucky's public universities. These programs provide highly capable students with curricula different from that in most regular classrooms and, most importantly, offer opportunities for such students to work with their intellectual peers. For information visit www.wku.edu/Dept/Academic/Education/KAGE/foundation.html.

Mississippi

Mississippi Association for Gifted Children (MAGC) Scholarships for Students

MAGC awards at least one student scholarship annually for use at a Mississippi summer program for gifted students. This scholarship is provided to students who would not be able to otherwise attend summer programs due to financial considerations. The nomination must be submitted by the student’s teacher. For information visit www.msms.k12.ms.us/MAGC/scholarships.htm.

Nebraska

The Nebraska Association for the Gifted Preschool-Grade 11 Scholarships

The Nebraska Association For The Gifted will be awarding scholarship(s) of up to $250 for students in preschool through Grade 11. Scholarships are awarded to students to encourage them to take advantage of educational opportunities. Educational opportunities that provide enrichment, acceleration, or independent study will qualify. For information visit www.nebraskagifted.org/scholarships.html.

North Carolina

North Carolina Association for the Gifted and Talented (NCAGT) Student Scholarships

NCAGT's Student Scholarships are intended to assist North Carolina's gifted students, K-12, to excel in an area of interest or achievement. Scholarship funds are awarded to help finance an original project which holds promise for the advancement of learning or contributes to some field of endeavor, or an instructional opportunity not available within a student's local school system. Individual scholarships will be awarded in amounts up to $250. Any student is eligible, grades K-12, who currently qualifies as academically and/or intellectually gifted according to state or locally defined guidelines, and whose application is sponsored by a current member of NCAGT/PAGE. For information visit www.ncagt.org/awards/student_scholarship.shtml.

Ohio

Ohio Association for Gifted Children (OAGC) Scholarship Award

Twice each year OAGC offers scholarships to K-12 Ohio students for special activities that extend their special talent/interest areas. Nominations of scholarship candidates must be made by a current OAGC member. Awards of up to 75% of the cost of the program with a maximum award of $500 per student per year will be observed. Exceptional circumstances will be considered by the review committee. An effort will be made to award a majority of the applicants to some extent, rather than making a few large awards to a small number of applicants. For information visit www.oagc.com/Student/scholarships.php.

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