Summary of Grant Support for Centers
QuarkNet is funded on a cost-sharing basis. The national collaboration has grants that support common costs. However, the grants do NOT provide all program costs. Centers will need to seek support from other sources for some local costs.
Funders include the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science and participating research groups and experiments.
|Year 1 - At each center during the first year two teachers will join the project. Grant support includes approximately $10,000 per teacher:
|Year 2 - During the second year on average five new teachers will join each group bringing the total to seven at each center. Grant support includes $1,800 per teacher:
|Years 3+ - Teacher support beyond the second year includes:
|Other - If unobligated funds remain after the summer in a given year, we can support any of the following: