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SIG Eligibility and Admissions Guide

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Your guide to SIG eligibility

There are multiple ways to show eligibility for SIG (Summer Institute for the Gifted) programs.

Here are some frequently asked questions about SIG eligibility and admissions requirements.

Who has to demonstrate eligibility?

Only new students have to submit documentation of SIG eligibility. Returning students should apply by logging in with their existing account. Contact us if you forgot your login information. Returning students do not have to submit new documentation of eligibility.

How do I demonstrate SIG eligibility?

New students must provide evidence of high academic ability, potential, achievement, or creative thinking. New students must submit documentation of ONE of the following:

SIG eligibility chart

When do I submit documentation of eligibility to SIG?

Documentation can be submitted with your SIG application, or after you submit an application. However, documentation will not be reviewed without a submitted SIG application.

What are the requirements for international students?

International students must meet the requirements stated above, as well as demonstrate a high level of English language proficiency. Details on international student requirements can be found here.

I’m still not sure if my child is eligible for SIG. What should I do?

Call us at 866-303-4744 or schedule a call at your convenience.

Your guide to SIG eligibility


Lindsay Totino October 23, 2019 - 6:25 pm

I love the idea of SIG for my 6.5 year old daughter. I’m interested in the program at Fairfield University. Unfortunately last year the timing conflicted with vacation. Do you know the program dates for summer 2020 for day camp?

Ashley Jossick October 23, 2019 - 6:28 pm

Hi Lindsay,

The Fairfield University program dates are July 13 – July 31 for summer 2020.
Let us know if you have any other questions. We hope you can make it this year!


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