How to Apply

Please Note:  The application period for the 2022 program has ended and new applications are no longer being accepted.  The application portal for the 2023 program is expected to open 11/1/2022.


Please note the following requirements if you are considering applying for the summer of 2023:

  • 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 will be 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. This should be addressed to the Selection Committee and indicate an interest in STEM and a narrative that provides a good indication as to why applicants are interested in the program
  • Current resume
  • Unofficial Transcript
  • Minimum one letter of recommendation (from a faculty member in STEM). Recommendations do NOT require a specific word or length limit.
  • Application materials submitted to nsssp@uw.edu will NOT be accepted

For questions or concerns, please contact:

Julie Bould
NSSSP Program Coordinator
nsssp@uw.edu