Application information

The application deadline for Summer 2024 is Feb. 4, 2024. 

Application is required for this RET program.

Please fill out the application online.

You may view a PDF version of the application prior to submission. [Note that this version includes questions for both pre-service and in-service teachers; you will only answer the questions that apply to your category. Documents to upload are the same for all applicants. The questions in the online application may be in a different order than on this PDF]

You will need to have several documents prior to submitting your application, including:

1. Your resume/CV

2. Personal Statement (~500 words) to include:

  • Your expectations for the RET and why you are interested in participating;
  • What impact you would like your RET participation to have on your instructional practices and what impact you would like to see in your students as a result;
  • Explanation of your specific energy research interests (see for example,; and,
  • Any additional information that you would like to share with the program directors relevant to the selection process. 
Please make sure your name is included on your personal statement.

3. A letter of recommendation from your Principal, Assistant Principal, Major Professor or Department Head

For questions, contact [email protected].


The application deadline for the 2024 program is Feb. 4, 2024.