The Cooke Foundation collaborates with regional talent centers to conduct outreach and recruitment for the Young Scholars Program and also provide avenues for above-level testing
. While applicants are not required to be talent center program participants in order to apply to the Young Scholars Program, it is strongly encouraged for applicants to enroll in the talent search with their regional talent center. More information can be found here
If you have questions about applying to the Young Scholars Program, you can contact the talent center affiliated with your state and the outreach staff at the center will assist you with your questions.