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Name: Research Experience for Teachers Program
School/Institution: University of California at Santa Barbara
City: Santa Barbara
State: CA
Opportunity Type: RET
Teacher Status: Inservice
Teacher Level: High School
Description: The Materials Research Laboratory (MRL) at the University of California, Santa Barbara, will sponsor a two-year program in laboratory research* and classroom inquiry starting in June 2008. *No prior scientific research experience is necessary. All secondary science teachers from the tri-county area are eligible to apply for this program, which is designed to engage four secondary science teachers.
Duration: 6 weeks (1st year); 4 weeks (2nd year)
Application Deadline: 03/31/2009
Opportunity Website: http://www.mrl.ucsb.edu/mrl/outreach/educational/RET/
Sponsor Link: http://mrsec.org/education/

Benefits and Requirements

Benefits: Stipend
Benefit Explanation: $4500 stipend for 1st year, and $1000 stipend for academic meetings; $3000 stipend for 2nd year, and $1500 stipend for meetings

Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information

Contact: Martina Michenfelder
Materials Research Laboratory
UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Phone: 805-893-7928