How to Participate
1. Apply to GATI Talent Search
- If you are new to GATI, simply fill out an online application.
- If you are already a GATI scholar and want to enroll, go to UCI Portal.
2. Register for Testing and Interview
3. Test and Interview
For Future Majors in:
The Entire Gaming Ecosystem:
Popular Research Topics:
Rage or Sage: Social Effects of Extreme Gaming
Psychological Benefits of Gaming
Gamification of Learning
Communication and Gaming
Call of Duty: Gamification of Warfare
GATI Eligibility Policy
Measuring your child’s academic strengths and gifts is a holistic process. While testing is important, it alone cannot tell the whole story. GATI identifies and invites gifted pre-college students through a multifaceted procedure that involves both testing and interviews.
GSET Lead Faculty
Professor at UCI Department of Informatics
Squire is designing and developing (with colleagues at MIT) one of the first augmented reality games.
He has also built a network of universities focused on showing educational technology publishers how a game-based curriculum can succeed commercially.
Director at UCI Esports and Commissioner at North American Scholastic Esports Federation
Deppe led the effort to create the world-renowned esports program at UC Irvine. He has helped UCI break six world records and recently led the League of Legends team to a 2018 Collegiate Championship.
GSET Daily Residential Schedule
Tuition & Scholarship
Program Fees*: $4,995 (Early: $4,595)
* Fees include all instructional materials, room & board and GSET-arranged activities.
Scholarships Available for:
Outstanding applicants that demonstrate superior knowledge and skills in gaming (i.e. game design, esports, game research, etc)