Monsanto Science Education Grants Available on Maui, Moloka‘i

September 6, 2017, 12:23 PM HST · Updated September 6, 12:23 PM

Applications are now being accepted for the Monsanto Hawaiʻi Science Education Fund. This Monsanto Fund grant program is open to public schools serving students at the intermediate, high school and college grade levels on the islands of Oʻahu, Maui and Molokaʻi.

Kihei Charter School using Monsanto’s grant funds to purchase supplies for renewable energy experiments and hands-on lessons in physics. Pictured (left to right): Paul Koehler (Monsanto Hawaii), Melinda Roth (Kihei Charter School), Dan Kuhar (Kihei Charter School), David Stolzfus (Monsanto Hawaii). Courtesy file photo 2012.

Established in 2005, the Fund helps provide Hawaiʻi public schools with programs, tools, supplies and equipment to enhance science education in the schools, and encourage today’s students to consider a future career in the sciences. To date, the program has awarded more than $248,000 to public schools throughout the state.


The next application deadline is Oct. 6, 2017. Applications can be downloaded online or by contacting any one of Monsanto’s farm stations on Oʻahu (808) 685-8371, Maui (808) 891-8830 or Molokaʻi (808) 553-5070. All requested documentation should be included. Incomplete or partial submissions will not be eligible.

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.


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