Goals & Evaluation

Chief among the skills that the Aperio program targets are:

  • Creativity

  • Leadership abilities

  • Exceptional skills, achievements and focus

All of these are evaluated in the context of the applicants' peers. Applicants should submit a portfolio that enables us to assess their potential on these key Aperio dimensions. Although grades are less important to the Aperio Program, academic achievements should also be submitted, along with three letters of reference.

The goals of the program is to give young people with exceptional talents increased flexibility, advice and guidance to develop them further, and to strengthen supporting skills that are necessary to plan a career of excellence in their chosen field of interest.