2021-22 Governor’s School Information

Please know that all applications and recommendations must be completed digitally. Do not write on your applications.


Governor’s School Interest Form: 2022 Governor's School Interest Form (office.com)


Nomination Packet: 2021-2022 Governor's School - OneDrive (sharepoint.com)


Application: download (nc.gov)


Recommendation: download (nc.gov)


Dear GCS Families, 


GCS Parent Academy and the Academically Gifted Department would like to invite families of students in grades 10 and 11 to learn about the Governor's School 4 - week summer learning opportunity for advanced students. Families will learn about the nomination process, deadlines for participation and next steps to begin the application process.


Session Date and Time:

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 6-7pm 

Thursday, October 21, 2021 from 6-7pm


CLICK HERE to register and receive the webinar link. A link to join the session will be sent via email


High Schoolers Invited to Learn More about N.C. Governor’s School (gcsnc.com)


Items that are often forgotten:

•Nomination Discipline


•Currently Enrolled Grade

•High School Currently Attending (choose ONE option)


Ensure all information under Basic Information and Demographic Data is completed.



Essays Two essays required


•One essay per page


CANNOT be more than one page long


•Body of essay no more than 500 words (minus heading, prompt, cited references)

•Make sure spellinggrammar & punctuation are correct

•Essays MUST be proofed by an English teacher





•Essay Topic


Essay 2



•Essay Topic

•Area chosen

•Make sure students follow directions regarding


Area chosen