Northwestern University Distinguished Secondary School Teacher Award

If you are a Northwestern University senior and would like to nominate a teacher with whom you took a course in high school for the Northwestern University Distinguished Secondary School Teacher Award, login with your netID below and complete the submission form.

The priority deadline for nominations for the 2014 Distinguished Secondary Teacher Award is December 15, 2013 at 11:59pm CST. Award recipients will be announced in April 2014. Student nominators of the award winning teachers will also be recognized during commencement events.

Four teachers are selected, based on a process in which graduating seniors nominate teachers who have had transforming impact on students. Each teacher honored and his or her high school will receive an award of $2,500.

Please e-mail DSTAwards@northwestern.edu with any questions about the Northwestern University Distinguished Secondary School Teacher Award.

Learn more about the award.

How to Apply

  1. 1. Create an Account

    Log in with your NetID and password and let us know who you are.

  2. 2. Complete the Application

    Let us learn more about you, your distinguished teacher, and why they deserve the Distinguished Secondary Teacher Award.

  3. 3. Submit the Application

    After creating an account and completing the application form, submit it for official review.