ITAG Young Scholars Conference

Young Scholars Conference
April 14, 2016 at Luther College, Decorah IA

Gifted and talented high school students from throughout Iowa gather on the campus of one of Iowa’s colleges or universities for a day of career exploration, information gathering about college, and interactions with college faculty and professional staff.

Students and their chaperones enjoy a full day of events, including a continental breakfast, breakout sessions with faculty, participation in interactive exhibits.

Join us for the 2016 Young Scholars Conference on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. Registration is now Open!

Registration Materials:
Registration flier with detailed information and schedule
Young Scholars Registration link for Chaperones and Students
Session information and descriptions

Student Eligibility:
Students must be enrolled as a high school freshman, sophomore, junior or senior during the 2015-2016 school year and must meet any one of the following criteria:

  1. Be identified eligible for a gifted/talented education program.
  2. Rank in the top 5% of their freshman, sophomore, junior or senior class.
  3. Be recommended by a letter of recommendation from the school.

College Fair:
Students will have an opportunity to visit with departments and student groups at Luther, and college representatives around Iowa. These representatives will have tabletop displays with information regarding tuition, enrollment, registration and educational opportunities.

There will be a block of time from 12:00 – 1:15 pm when the students have an opportunity to visit with colleges and universities at display tables in the assigned locations. You are invited to be a part of these conferences by having a display table with materials and one school representative. The registration fee is $60.00. We have online registration where you can pay by credit card or select to mail in a check by clicking the line that says “Show other payment options” under the “Order Now” button.

Please consider being part of the 2016 Spring Young Scholars’ Conference. Visit to register. Registration is open through April 3, 2016. If you have any questions, please email us at

Luther College will provide limited overnight accommodations to attendees who live three or more hours from Decorah. For more information, please contact Kristin at if lodging is needed.

Luther College
700 College Drive
Decorah, IA 52101

Directions and Parking:
Please use the links below for travel directions and parking:
Visitor Parking Information:
Printable Campus Map:
Google Map:
Travel Directions:

For questions please email