Brilliant is nominating qualified Brilliant members ages 16-19 to attend Stanford’s Summer College for high school students. This 8-week program allows exceptional students to take Stanford college classes on the Stanford campus. We encourage students from every country to apply for the nomination!

**How old do I have to be?**

Your birthday must be on or after August 22, 1994, and on or before June 23, 1998.

**What are the dates of Stanford Summer College?**

June 21 - August 17 in Summer 2014.

**Are there scholarships or financial aid available?**

Yes. If you also would like to receive Brilliant's nomination for financial aid, you must follow the steps below for nomination by the early deadline of April 24, 2014.

**What is the benefit of getting Brilliant's nomination?**

Brilliant is collaborating with Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies, to help them vet talented students for their summer programs. If you receive Brilliant's recommendation, your application is guaranteed multiple reads by the admissions committee, which will give you a slightly better chance of being offered admission.

**Where can I learn more about the program?**

You can learn more at https://spcs.stanford.edu/brilliant

**How do I apply for the nomination?**

If you’re interested in the program, you can apply for our nomination by going through the following steps on Brilliant:

- Go to your profile by clicking on your picture in the upper right of the site header
- Click 'Edit' in the left column to edit your profile
- Fill out your profile however you see fit to tell us about yourself. Complete 2 of the essay prompts.
- Complete your address and phone number fields
- At the bottom of the application, click the “Apply for Stanford Summer College” button. This will reveal a few additional fields for you to complete.
- Click “Submit” when done.

We will nominate students on a rolling basis, so the earlier you apply the better your chances. The final deadline to submit your profile to us is May 26, 2014.

If you are a finalist for nomination, we will follow up and conduct an interview with you via Skype. If accepted, we will help you complete the rest of the application to Stanford Summer College.

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TopNewestAgh, I'm born in Sep 1998 :( These extracurricular nominations seem more frequent in recent months; is Brilliant.org really becoming that popular among colleges and seen as a valuable student source? I'm happy and amazed overall for Brilliant, just too bad that circumstances don't permit me to attend. Also, how many students have been nominated in the past for these events?

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Same problem. December 1998 :/

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same in Sep :\

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Same problem. Born November 1998

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same here dude....age is the barrier

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the same as me

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We have to travel on our own cost?

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Will this happen the next year also?

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Will students applying through Brilliant.org still have to pay the application fee?

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What are some criteria for the selection process? And what courses are offered? (And what degree of knowledge should we have regarding our course of interest?)

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Will Brilliant.org nominate students according to the points or problems they have solved?

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What a good opportunity! But there's a lot of students who are better than me :(

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Can't you wait four years for this to happen? Curse my age! I totally would love to go! It's too bad. :P

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hey, Do not ever curse ur age...

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After 4 years I would not be able to go. I missed it by a margin my birthday is on 28 November 1998

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I have the same birthday

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I'm too young too

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:(

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Darn I was born in late 2001. I hope that another chance like this comes again.

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Same here. being born in December, 2001 has its ups and downs

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But I'm in July 1994 ..only if I was a month younger

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Hey, it was a year that Virginia won at National MATHCOUNTS. That's pretty cool. But yeah, we're probably the youngest users on the site. :D

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@Michael Mendrin. At least, the oldest active person.

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Please inform me if there will be a list of some sort that mentions all the nominations. If so when will it be released. If not then how and when will we know if we are nominated?

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If only I was older......

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And no offense, but I find this age limit a tad bit ridiculous.

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from india or other countries who will travel so far just for a camp

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Speak for yourself. /

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it might seem like its just a camp buddy...but it will matter much more in the future...dont miss dis opportunity..or u might be repenting after a few years..

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I tried, but doesn't reach, how can i find the admission form,isn't located here.

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It couldn't work, How can I submit the form?

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Although I satisfy the age criteria but “Apply for Stanford Summer College” button on my profile page is missing.

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I'm running into the same problem

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hey? what's add a free response?

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From malaysia? Thousands miles travelling..

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it's so far away :(

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Missed it by that much (September 29, 1998)

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That is just fine,but what about 'Adventures of the Mind'? Isn't the nominee list ready yet? :(

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Be patient. The last list will be rolled out next week. You will get an email if you are nominated or not. Peter says so.

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Oh no I was born on November 1998

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Oh no! Iwas born on 28th September, 1998.

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hw r u

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What do you mean?

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i would apply but i suck at everything :P

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When the results will be announced?

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april 1999

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my date of birth is 15 june 1994 , am i eligible to this...?

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do i have to also register on Stanford's website? @Peter Taylor

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do i have to also register on Stanford's website? @Stanford Summer College

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I've done everything but the most I've seen is that they asked me where I first heard about the program. I selected Brilliant.org. Is that all I need to do.

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It's really stupid on how they base it on age for the bulk of the qualifications. Considering Stanford, I would think they would at least make some compromises for kids that are above average though don't really make those age limits. :'(

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Oh man.. I just missed the financial aid date.. damn

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I wish I could go. But I cannot leave this period of time...

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agh..thats during my admissions...not sure if i'll be able to make it..

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it is too away to attain the program

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It's really sad I'm too young for this... Would be amazing to go

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I'm born in 1990 and I can't get it.....

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i dont like to go so far for a camp

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OMG! i am born in September 1998.........isn't there anything that could help me out!

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