How to apply


The 2020 application period is closed.

  • Current applicants please send outstanding documents to nsssp@uw.edu
  • To submit a letter of recommendation, send it directly to nsssp@uw.edu. These will be accepted through January 15th.

Please note the following requirements if you are considering applying for the summer of 2020:

  • You must be 18 years of age or older by the first day of the program
  • You must be either a US citizen or have permanent residency status. Visa holders are not eligible.
  • University undergraduate students may apply if they are 18 years of age and older and are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Graduate students are not eligible.
  • High School students may apply if they are 18 years of age or older by the first day of the program and are U.S. citizens or permanent residents
  • You must have current immunizations and TB test results through the program end date.
  • Out of area students will have housing stipends available but are responsible for their own meals and transportation.

Required application materials

  • Letter of interest
  • Current resume
  • Unofficial Transcript
  • One letter of recommendation (from a faculty member in STEM)

For the Applicant:

  1. Register for an account to begin your application.
  2. Follow the links in the confirmation email

To submit a letter of recommendation:

  1. Register to Recommend a Candidate
  2. Follow the links in the confirmation email