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How to Apply

The 2023-2024 application is now open until February 28, 2023.

Start an Application

Please follow the step-by-step instructions below before you start an application in our new application system. If you have any questions regarding the application. Please email us an Online@DavidsonOnline.org.

Go to the Application System

The Davidson Institute has partnered with Northwestern University’s Center for Talent Development (CTD) to offer two different eligibility assessment opportunities—an official PSAT 8/9 for 3rd-8th grade students and an official practice SAT for 6th-10th grade students.

*** At this time, Davidson Academy Online is accepting the official practice SAT and PSAT 8/9 administered through the Davidson Institute's partnership with Northwestern University’s Center for Talent Development on a trial basis the 2023-24 application cycle only. ***

More information and register >

Step-by-Step

Step 1: Review Essential Pages and Material

Step 2: Full-time or Single-course Enrollment

Step 3: Reach out to Recommenders

Step 4: Login to the Application System

Step 5: Verify Email Correspondence

Step 6: Complete the Application

Step 7: Next Steps