Agency: National Science Foundation; Program: Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science (CFDA Number: 47.041) (Funding Opportunity Number: 17-575); Eligibility: Public and private colleges and universities; Funding: $5.8 million for multiple awards (no match required); Deadline: Oct. 10.
Summary: The program supports summer research projects including engineering and computer science K-12 teachers, community college and university faculty and students. The overall goal is to improve engineering and computer science teaching at all education levels. The K-12 STEM teachers will also translate their research experiences and new scientific knowledge into their classroom activities and curricula. The university team will include faculty, graduate and undergraduate students as well as industrial advisors.