The Institute invites teachers and administrators to nominate gifted and talented students who are currently in Grades 4-9 for possible selection as Institute participants and as "Long Island Young Scholars of Mathematics."

Our application and payment for the Entrance Exam is only online through Eventbrite. Once registration is completed, Eventbrite will email the exam ticket. Your child must bring this ticket on exam day. Please make sure to enter your email address correctly and check both your inbox and spam folder for the ticket. You will need the following information to fill out the online exam registration form::

  1. The name and email address of a teacher willing to write a recommendation
  2. Make sure your email address is correct since tickets will be sent via email. (If you do NOT receive an email confirmation ticket, please check your spam folder.)
  3. Payment method: The exam fee is $50. You may also choose the financial aid or school payment option at this point. Eventbrite charges an additional fee for processing.
  4. A current transcript or report card may be requested after the exam

A link to the online application will be sent to schools in early January 2024.
Applications will be accepted until April 10, 2024 for the April 13, 2024 exam.

The Brochure

Registration will start on January 2, 2024. To register for the exam, click on the link below:

This Institute of Creative Problem Solving is a highly competitive gifted mathematics program. As many as 600 students from all over Long Island sit for the exam each year. Due to budget limitations, we accept a total of 87 students across all three grade groups..

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