As a part of the Joule fellow program you will be participating in the Da Vinci project free of any cost. Please make sure to register/apply for the Da Vinci as well using this link:


  1. Tour engineering laboratories, attend seminars, engage in discussions with teachers and professors on cutting-edge topics in engineering, science, and education
  2. Gain exposure to the range of engineering careers, disciplines and core concepts that will improve your students’ ability to make informed career choices.
  3. Create practical curricula and engineering projects for the classroom.
  4. Networking opportunities with engineers from industry and academia.
  5. Collaboration with other teaching professionals interested in bringing engineering to the classroom.
  6. Participants receive an $8,000 stipend and a certificate of participation, $1500 for classroom materials, and up to $500 reimbursement for travel expenses where you present about your experience as a Joule Fellow.

Apply for Joule Fellows Program

  • Personal Information

  • Please provide the email that we can best reach you at. Most contact will be via email
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  • School Affiliation

  • Application

  • Instructions

    NSF would like to see the maximum impact on each participant's school community. Please upload your CV and a cover letter below. Lastly, email a short recommendation from your principal or superintendent.
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      Please briefly address the following question: How do you envision this experience will benefit you, your colleagues, and your students? How did you hear about the Joule Fellows Program?
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