The Center for Talented Youth (CTY) at Johns Hopkins University provides international students in various age groups with a multitude of learning opportunities, ranging from CTY summer programs to the CTYOnline service. CTY additionally offers students four unique scholarship opportunities. With the Johns Hopkins University CTY Scholars program, established in 2004, talented eighth-grade students from low-income families and other underrepresented communities take part in various educational programs that prepare the them for future academic success. Further, the Rural Connections Initiative provides educational advising services to individuals who may not otherwise receive such opportunities.
The Center Scholars Program features a number of scholarship opportunities while also providing financial aid to the CTY Scholars Program and the Rural Connections Initiative. Lastly, students entering eighth grade who have demonstrated academic potential can apply for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program.