IS4GT Eligibility

Students must currently be in grades 6-11.

Acceptance decisions will be made on a rolling basis. Apply early!

Students must submit the following with their IS4GT application:

  • Test scores (score of only one test)
  • Teacher Recommendation Form from one of your teachers in a specific subject areas of : During your online application, you will be asked to provide a teacher's school email address, and we will send them an email requesting that they fill out an online recommendation for you. (Do NOT ask your teacher to write you a letter of recommendation - only our online recommendation form will be accepted.)
  • Most recent grade report
  • Essay (view Essay Questions)

Please note: Students need to meet the criteria for the ACT or SAT. Students need to take and submit scores for only one of these tests. An IQ test is also acceptable instead of these standardized test scores.

IS4GT Requirements for Eligibility
Program Grades ACT Math ACT English ACT Reading ACT Composite SAT Math SAT EBRW SAT Total CogAT
Aqueous & Environmental Geochemistry 9-11 19 19 19 20 510 510 1000 90th percentile
Algorithms and AI 8-11 20 20 20 21 520 520 1020 90th percentile
Aircraft Piloting 8-11 18 18 18 19 500 500 980 90th percentile
Animation 6-9 18 18 18 19 500 500 980 90th percentile
Mathematical Machine Learning 8-10 20 20 20 21 520 520 1020 90th percentile
PRE-MED ED 7-9 19 19 19 20 510 510 1000 90th percentile
Pre-Law 8-11 19 19 19 20 510 510 1000 90th percentile
Science Fiction and Fantasy 7-11 19 19 19 20 510 510 1000 90th percentile
Sustainable Agriculture & Remote Sensing  9-11 19 19 19 20 510 510 1000 90th percentile
Technical Writing in GIS, Data Visualization 7-11 19 19 19 20 510 510 1000 90th percentile