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Halbert Robinson Center

The Halbert and Nancy Robinson Center for Young Scholars (Robinson Center) at the University of Washington (UW) is a pioneer in the practice of early university entrance and a regional, national, and international leader in working with gifted students and their families. The Robinson Center began in 1977 as the Child Development Research Group and admitted the first two early entrance students to the UW at that time. Since then, more than 500 students have enrolled at the UW through one of its two early entrance programs, the Transition School/Early Entrance Program and the UW Academy for Young Scholars. These programs are guided by the principal of optimal match, which holds that gifted students' passion and capacity for learning are best served when they are ...

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