The Summer Institute is a two-week workshop for middle school science teachers featuring hands-on activities, lectures, tours, and visits with NIST scientists and engineers in their laboratories. Dates: July 8-19, 2013.
The Research Experience for Teachers is a follow-on program that provides two local middle school science teachers with six weeks of real-world research experience at NIST. Completion of the NIST Summer Institute is a prerequisite for participating in the Research Experience for Teachers. Dates: To be determined by participants and the NIST researchers they work with.
Application deadline: March 20, 2013.
Note to teachers: Applications must be submitted through your school district or private school administration. Applications from individual teachers WILL NOT be accepted.
If you are a teacher, contact your administrator or grants specialist regarding the application and provide the following information:
1. The appropriate Federal Funding Opportunity (FFOs)
2. FFO Summary and Application Checklist
Paper applications are acceptable, or applications may be submitted electronically at Grants.gov. See the FFO for more information.