Applicants Sought for Monsanto Science Education Grant
By Maui Now Staff
Applications are being accepted for the Monsanto Hawaii Science Education Fund. The grant program is open to public schools serving students at the intermediate, high school and college grade levels on O‘ahu, Maui and Moloka‘i.
Established in 2005, the fund helps provide Hawai‘i public schools with programs, tools, supplies and equipment to enhance science education in the schools, and encourage students to consider a future career in the sciences.
To date, the program has awarded more than $195,000 to public schools throughout the state.
Grant applications are accepted and reviewed twice a year. The next application deadline is Oct. 6, 2015. Applications can be downloaded online or by contacting any one of Monsanto’s farm stations: O‘ahu, (808) 685-8371; Maui, (808) 891-8830); or Moloka‘i, (808) 553-5070.
The Monsanto Fund, the philanthropic arm of the Monsanto Company, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to strengthening the farm communities where farmers and Monsanto Company employees live and work. Visit the Monsanto Fund online.