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.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 04/17/2015 (Archived.)
Agency: Department of Commerce
Office: NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Number of Awards Available
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
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.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Electronic applications must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, Wednesday, March 18, 2015. Paper applications must be received by NIST by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Wednesday, March 18, 2015.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Grants Technical Assistant