November 22, 2014  

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Application Deadline Extended for Academically Talented Youth Program

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The Frances A. Karnes Center for Gifted Studies at The University of Southern Mississippi has extended the application deadline for its Summer Program for Academically Talented Youth, which is scheduled for July 3-22. A limited number of spaces are available.

The three-week residential program is designed for  students in grades 7 through 10 who have scored qualifying SAT or ACT scores as a seventh grader.Course selections include Pre-calculus Mathematics; Human Anatomy and Physiology; Criminal Justice; Creative Writing; Polymer Science; Political Science; Psychology; Forensic Science; and Debate.

Participating students will be housed in residence halls on the Hattiesburg campus. The tuition cost includes room, board, recreational and cultural activities and limited accident insurance. Financial aid is available on a limited basis, based on need.

For more information, call 601.266.5236, or e-mail gifted.studies@usm.edu; or visit the center’s website at http://www.usm.edu/gifted.