The Hazel Feldhusen Outstanding Teacher of the Gifted Award

The Indiana Association for the Gifted annually presents the Hazel Feldhusen Outstanding Teacher Award to an individual teacher in a K-12 setting, whose exemplary classroom teaching demonstrates best practices in gifted education and positively impacts those students in the teacher’s care. The Purdue University Gifted Education Resource Institute sponsors this IAG Award (including a monetary award of $500) in recognition of Hazel Feldhusen (1928-2007), an outstanding classroom teacher of the gifted in West Lafayette, Indiana, and the wife of Dr. John Feldhusen (1926-2009), an early leader in gifted education.


Indiana Association for the Gifted

Indiana Association for the Gifted Leadership Award

The Indiana Association for the Gifted annually presents a Leadership Award to an individual(s) (parent, teacher, coordinator, administrator, legislator, other) whose exemplary leadership and outstanding contribution to gifted education has positively influenced Indiana’s children, teachers, schools, programs, and/or policies.


Indiana Association for the Gifted

IAG Friend of the Gifted Award

The Indiana Association for the Gifted takes great pride in honoring those who have significantly, contributed to the field of gifted education. Individuals recognized for this award will show exemplary contributions to the support and or nurturing of Indiana’s gifted students. Each year the board will determine if the award will be presented or if more than one recipient will receive an award for the year.


Indiana Association for the Gifted

IAG Distinguished Student Awards

The Indiana Association for the Gifted would like to recognize students who have demonstrated distinguished achievement in academics, leadership, or the arts. These awards are designed to inspire students to achieve, as well as highlight the distinct accomplishments and educational needs of gifted students. Each recipient will be awarded $250.


Indiana Association for the Gifted

IAG Scholarship Competition

Accepting Entries January-March 2020

Every year, IAG awards two, $2000 scholarships to current Indiana high school seniors. To enter, students have their choice of writing an essay or submitting a multi-media presentation via YouTube. Students also must submit letters of recommendation, test scores, and transcripts.

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Hazel Feldhusen Award



The Hazel Feldhusen Outstanding Teacher of the Gifted Award

The Indiana Association for the Gifted annually presents the Hazel Feldhusen Outstanding Teacher Award to an individual teacher in a K-12 setting, whose exemplary classroom teaching demonstrates best practices in gifted education and positively impacts those students in the teacher’s care. The Purdue University Gifted Education Resource Institute sponsors this IAG Award (including a monetary award of $500) in recognition of Hazel Feldhusen (1928-2007), an outstanding classroom teacher of the gifted in West Lafayette, Indiana, and the wife of Dr. John Feldhusen (1926-2009), an early leader in gifted education.


Indiana Association for the Gifted

IAG Leadership Award



Indiana Association for the Gifted Leadership Award

The Indiana Association for the Gifted annually presents a Leadership Award to an individual(s) (parent, teacher, coordinator, administrator, legislator, other) whose exemplary leadership and outstanding contribution to gifted education has positively influenced Indiana’s children, teachers, schools, programs, and/or policies.


Indiana Association for the Gifted

Friend of the Gifted Award



IAG Friend of the Gifted Award

The Indiana Association for the Gifted takes great pride in honoring those who have significantly, contributed to the field of gifted education. Individuals recognized for this award will show exemplary contributions to the support and or nurturing of Indiana’s gifted students. Each year the board will determine if the award will be presented or if more than one recipient will receive an award for the year.


Indiana Association for the Gifted

Distinguished Student Award



IAG Distinguished Student Awards

The Indiana Association for the Gifted would like to recognize students who have demonstrated distinguished achievement in academics, leadership, or the arts. These awards are designed to inspire students to achieve, as well as highlight the distinct accomplishments and educational needs of gifted students. Each recipient will be awarded $250.


Indiana Association for the Gifted

College Scholarships



IAG Scholarship Competition

Accepting Entries January-March 2020

Every year, IAG awards two, $2000 scholarships to current Indiana high school seniors. To enter, students have their choice of writing an essay or submitting a multi-media presentation via YouTube. Students also must submit letters of recommendation, test scores, and transcripts.

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