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The Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG) is a unique and prestigious three-week residential or day, co-educational, summer program for academically talented students in grades kindergarten through eleven. SIG began in 1984 with a single session in New Jersey and has expanded over the past twenty-four summers to include ten residential sessions in seven states and nine day programs. SIG's mission is to provide the highest quality educational and social opportunities for academically gifted and talented students through programs designed to meet their abilities and needs.

Press Releases

2/2014 - Press Release - Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)
NSGT Offering $10,000 in Scholarships for Gifted Summer Programs

10/2013 - Press Release - Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)
Gifted Programs Available at Country's Best Universities this Summer

2/2013 - Press Release - Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)
Gifted Program for Teens to be Held at Harvard University in Summer 2013

2/2013 - Press Release - Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)
$10,000 in Scholarships Available for Gifted Summer Programs

12/2012 - Press Release - Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)
Gifted Program to be Held at the University of Chicago in Summer 2013

8/2012 - Press Release - Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)
Afterschool Gifted Program for Youths to be Held in Holmdell This Fall

2/2012 - Press Release - Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)
SIG Offering Free College Prep Webinar on February 28

11/2011 - Press Release - Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)
Open House at Inly School on December 10

3/2011 - Press Release - Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)
Summer Programs Available at Country's Best Colleges and
Universities this Summer

1/2011 - Press Release - Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)
SIG Open House at Sandy Spring Friends School, March 12

12/2010 - Press Release - Summer Institute for the Gifted
Gifted Summer Program Now at Yale University

11/2010 - Press Release - Summer Institute for the Gifted
Gifted Summer Program for Youths Now at The Hudson School

3/2009 - Press Release - Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)
SIG Open House at Harpeth Hall, March 28

3/2009 - Press Release - Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)
SIG to Offer Tuition Insurance for Gifted Summer Camp Programs

1/2009 - Press Release - Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)
SIG Open House at Hillbrook School, February 7

1/2009 - Press Release - Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)
SIG Open House at Out-of-Door Academy, January 31

1/2009 - Press Release - Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)
SIG Open House at Fairfield University, January 10

9/2008 - Press Release - Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)
SIG Open House at Red Bank Middle School, September 27

4/2008 - Press Release - Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)
Summer Program Helps to Meet the Needs of Gifted Students

3/2008 - Press Release - Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)
SIG Open House at Stuart Country Day School, March 29

2/2008 - Press Release - Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)
AIG Offers 50 Full Scholarships to Gifted Summer Program

1/2008 - Press Release - Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)
Program or Gifted Students at UT Austin - Scholarship Available

03/2007 - Press Release - Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)
SIG Open House at Drew University

02/2007 - Press Release - Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)
AIG Offers 50 Full Scholarships to Gifted Summer Program

02/2007 - Press Release - Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)
New College Prep Program for Gifted Students

01/2007 - Press Release - Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)
Gifted Program to Offer $50,000 in Scholarships

News Articles

07/2012 - News - Summer Institute for the Gifted
Cupcake Wars’ Winning Bakery Debuts New Flavor Courtesy of SIG

07/2007 - News - Summer Institute for the Gifted
SIG Participants Report on their First Week at Princeton

For additional information and/or images for editorial use, please contact Mike Liberty.

Media Contact:
Mike Liberty
1 High Ridge Park
Stamford, CT 06905
(203) 399-5187
mliberty@aifs.com

Program Contact:
Michelle Holleran
(866) 303-4744
sig.info@giftedstudy.org

www.giftedstudy.org

Biography
Barbara Swicord, President

Quick Facts:

  • SIG programs are held at Amherst College, Bryn Mawr College, Emory University, Princeton University, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UT Austin, Vassar College, and other prestigious colleges and universities.
  • SIG provides a well-rounded program for gifted students by combining academics, social, cultural and recreational opportunities.
  • Students not only study traditional subjects, but also might encounter Harry Potter & Tolkien, build a model rocket, perform comedy improvisation, and learn in many other active and unique ways. Learning is fun!
  • SIG faculty includes college and university professors, educators of the gifted, professional practitioners, and experts from specific fields.
  • Students experience the energy and excitement of campus life. While every campus is different, each has a computer lab, science facilities, library, indoor pool, tennis courts and playing fields.