How to Apply

For the Applicant:

  1. Register for an account to begin your application.
  2. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email and be entered into the application if you’re ready to begin.
  3. To access the application site, log in here using your email address as your username and the password you created.
  4. Applications are not reviewed on a rolling basis.

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