NIST Research Experience for Teachers (NIST RET) Program

NIST is soliciting applications from eligible public school districts and accredited private educational institutions in the U. S. and its territories.

These eligible institutions would nominate sixth (6th), seventh (7th) and eighth (8th) grade science teachers to participate in the NIST RET

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Program.

The nominated teachers must have completed the NIST Summer Institute for Middle School Science Teachers (NIST Summer Institute) Program prior to being nominated for the NIST RET Program.

The NIST RET Program will allow the selected teachers to participate in scientific research with NIST scientists and engineers at the NIST Campus in Gaithersburg, Maryland during the summer of 2017 for six (6) continuous weeks (exact dates to be decided by the teachers and NIST scientists and engineers).
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Department of Commerce


Agency: Department of Commerce

Office: National Institute of Standards and Technology

Estimated Funding: Not Available


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Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
2017-NIST-RET-01 NOFO/Full Announcement

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Public school districts and accredited private educational institutions in the U. S. and its territories that offer science classes at grade levels six (6), seven (7), and/or eight (8) (often termed middle school), and whose nominated teachers have successfully completed the NIST Summer Institute Program.

Applicant school districts and institutions must offer instruction in general science fields, such as earth science, physical science, chemistry, physics, and/or biology.

Individual public school teachers and individual public middle schools are not eligible to submit applications directly to NIST and instead must be nominated by their school district.

Individual teachers at private educational institutions are not eligible to submit applications directly to NIST and instead must be nominated by their private educational institution.

Individual teachers nominated to participate in the NIST RET Program must meet the eligibility requirements in Section III.1.

of this NOFO.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://www.nist.gov/sites/default/files/documents/2016/12/14/20171214_nist_research_experience_for_teachers_program_notice_of_funding_opportunity.pdf

Contact:
Christopher HuntonManagement and Program AnalystPhone 301-975-5718

Agency Email Description:
Agency Contact

Agency Email:
grants@nist.gov

Date Posted:
2016-12-14

Application Due Date:
2017-03-03

Archive Date:
2017-04-02




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