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Forms for NIST Summer Institute and Research Experience for Teachers  

TO BE SUBMITTED BY EACH PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT OR ACCREDITED PRIVATE EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION:

1. SF-424, Application for Federal Assistance

2. SF-424A, Budget Information – Non-Construction Programs with instructions

3. SF-424B, Assurances – Non-Construction Programs

4. SF-LLL, Disclosure of Lobbying Activities

5. CD-511, Certification Regarding Lobbying

6. Additional Applicant Information: The applying public school district or accredited private educational institution in the U.S. or its territories must provide a word-processed document with the following information:

a) Description of the applicant's education programs that make it eligible to submit a NIST Research Experience for Teachers Program application. Specifically, offering science classes at the grade levels 6, 7, and/or 8 (often termed middle school). Such school districts and institutions must offer instruction in general science fields, such as earth science, physical science, chemistry, physics, and/or biology.

b) Summary list of the teacher(s) being nominated and certification that:

i. Each nominated teacher will have teaching responsibilities in science and related fields in grades 6, 7, and/or 8 (often termed middle school) in the 2013-2014 school year. (Applicants must certify to the best current knowledge/plans of the public school district or accredited private educational institution in the U.S. or its territories at the time of application submission.);

ii. Each nominated teacher is a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident; and

iii. The nominated teacher is from a "high-need school" as defined in 20 U.S.C. § 1021(11) (if applicable).

c) Description of how the applicant satisfies the evaluation criterion Applicant's Commitment to Program Goals: The applicant's support of the teacher's intent to use what was learned at NIST as related to the middle school curriculum in the classroom (see Section V.1.b. of this FFO).

TO BE PROVIDED BY THE TEACHER AND SUBMITTED BY THE BY PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT OR ACCREDITED PRIVATE EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION:

NIST-1103, Teacher Application for the NIST Summer Institute for Middle School Science Teachers (NIST Summer Institute) or the NIST Research Experience for Teachers (NIST RET)

Application Checklists – to be used with the Federal Funding Opportunities

Access the Federal Funding Opportunities at Grants.gov