Exceptional Cognitive Talent and Genius
Deadline: August 30, 2019
Throughout history, the insights and ideas of a relatively small number of individuals account for many of the most dramatic cultural, scientific, and technological advances. Sir John Templeton saw the potential for truly exceptional, “one-in-a-million” cognitive geniuses to bring about transformative benefits for humanity.
The Exceptional Cognitive Talent & Genius Funding Area supports programs that aim to recognize and nurture exceptional cognitive talent, especially for those at an early stage of life. This Funding Area also supports research concerning the nature of cognitive genius, including extraordinary creativity, curiosity, and imagination.