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Funded by the National Science Foundation, Nanotechnology Experiences for Students and Teachers (NEST) is a two week program that provides a unique opportunity for high-school students and teachers to explore the interdisciplinary field of nanotechnology at IUPUI. This cutting-edge field is rapidly becoming an essential part of science, engineering, medicine, and many other disciplines.

For High School Teachers:


  • The program is for US citizens or permanent residents only.
  • Teachers can receive up to $4,000 via stipend, supplies, and travel.
  • The program pays a stipend of $2,000.
  • Travel reimbursements of up to $1,000 will be covered to attend and present at a national conference.
  • Up to $1,000 to purchase materials/supplies to assist teachers in transferring the research experience to their classrooms.

NEST for teachers is an immersive program in STEM that provides:

  • Research experience and knowledge of careers in nanotechnology.
  • Hands-on laboratory experiences in inquiry-based science.
  • Participant-designed teaching modules.
  • Connection to a professional network of other teachers, professors, and scientists.
  • Professional development credits.
  • Program Dates for Summer 2017: July 10 - July 21, 2017.

Program Website and Application (Click Here)

 

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For High School Students:


  • For High School Students, Grade 9-12. Must be US citizens or permanent residents only.
  • Earn a college-credit hour in Engineering & Technology and/or Science and enjoy the benefits of being a college-student at IUPUI.
  • A $500.00 scholarship stipend is available to students who are financially disadvantaged, 21st century scholars, or from high-need/socioeconomic school districts. Participants who are covered through scholarship are required to attend two weeks.

Through NEST, join us on a fascinating journey through the cutting-edge field of nanotechnology at a summer camp on the IUPUI campus.

  • Research experience and knowledge of careers in nanotechnology.
  • Hands-on laboratory experiences in inquiry-based science.
  • Discover innovative technologies.
  • Engage in university faculty mentored academic year independent research.
  • Connection to a professional network of teachers, professors, and scientists.
  • Program Dates for Summer 2017: June 19 - June 30, 2017

Program Website and Application (Click Here)

 

Pre-Survey

Post-Survey

PowerPoint Slide


For More Information Contact:
Dr. Mangilal Agarwal
Email: crlstaff@iupui.edu
Phone: (317) 274-2877

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