National Nuclear Physics Summer School


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Thank you for your interest in the 2016 National Nuclear Physics Summer School (NNPSS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Prospective participants are invited to apply for the 2016 NNPSS and submit documents online at Submit online your CV and 1 letter of recommendation from your advisor or another senior physicicst. Review of applications will start April 1st. We will continue to accept applications until the school is full. You are encourage to submit your application early. Applicants will be notified in mid to late May of their acceptance.

Instructions for Online Application

Go to Click on the " Program Applicant" link to go to the login page. Create an account if you do not already have one. If you already have an account, login to your account by typing your email address and password. Follow the steps listed.

Once logged in, you will have access to your application portfolio. The first thing you need to do is to click on "Standard Coversheet," complete the form and submit your application. Click on a full program title on the status page to go back to the application form for the NNPSS program. This application form ask additional information which is not on the Standard Coversheet but is requested by the NNPSS; you should send application materials requested by selecting them from your portfolio. Press "Submit" to send in your application.

Once this has been completed, you can maneuver around your application portfolio by using the menu items and links. Click on "Status" at the top of the web pages to view the list of programs applied to and their status. Click on an institution name to view the cover sheet which the search committee uses to access all your application data. Check the status of your reference letters by scrolling to 'References'. Letters received by the institution have a date received next to the reference writer's name.

Your application will NOT be processed until you have filled out the electronic cover sheet AND submitted the online application for the NNPSS. Please address all questions and inquiries to

Thank you.
2016 NNPSS Committee