Davidson Institute for
Each year, the Davidson Institute for Talent Development offers high-achieving young people across the country the opportunity to be named as Davidson Fellows in recognition of their outstanding achievements in the areas of science, technology, mathematics, music, literature, philosophy and outside the box.
Individuals named Davidson Fellow Laureates each receive a $50,000 scholarship, and those named as Davidson Fellows receive either a $25,000 or $10,000 scholarship. To be named a Davidson Fellow, students 18 and under must submit a project that is an original piece of work, is recognized by experts in the field as significant and has the potential to make a positive contribution to society.
The Davidson Fellows scholarship is sponsored and funded by the Davidson Institute for Talent Development, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to serving profoundly intelligent young people.
To be eligible, applicants must be 18 or under as of Sept. 29 of the year in which they apply, and be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident residing in the United States. There is no minimum age for eligibility. The scholarship must be used at an accredited institute of learning. The deadline to apply is the first Wednesday in February. To download an application, please visit www.DavidsonGifted.org/Fellows.
Davidson Fellows are selected by an independent team of judges based on the following:
Washington, D.C. Reception
Every fall, the Davidson Fellows are honored at a reception in Washington, D.C.
Past Davidson Fellows
Since its inception in 2001, the Davidson Fellows Scholarship has recognized 206 young people ranging in age from 6 to 17. More than $4.5 million has been granted in scholarships.
To learn more about the Davidson Fellows and their projects, please visit www.DavidsonGifted.org/Fellows.
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