NIST Research Experience for Teachers (NIST RET) Program

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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 nominating science teachers in grades six (6), seven (7), and/or eight (8), who have successfully completed the NIST Summer Institute for Middle School Science Teachers (NIST Summer Institute) Program. Teachers must have completed the NIST Summer Institute Program prior to applying to participate in 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.
Federal Grant Title: NIST Research Experience for Teachers (NIST RET) Program
Federal Agency Name: National Institute of Standards and Technology
Grant Categories: Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: 2015-NIST-RET-01
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 11.620
CFDA Descriptions: Science, Technology, Business and/or Education Outreach
Current Application Deadline: Mar 18, 2015 Electronic applications must be rece
Original Application Deadline: Mar 18, 2015 Electronic applications must be rece
Posted Date: Dec 22, 2014
Creation Date: Dec 22, 2014
Archive Date: Apr 17, 2015
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: none
Minimum Federal Grant Award: none
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on 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. Such 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. The individual teachers that are nominated to participate in the NIST RET Program must meet the eligibility requirements in Section III.1. of the Full Announcement/FFO document.

Link to Full Grant Announcement
2015-NIST-RET-01 Full Announcement/FFO document
Grant Announcement Contact
Christopher Hunton Grants Technical Assistant Phone 301-975-5718
Agency Contact

National Institute of Standards and Technology 301-975-5718
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