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Science Education Grant Available

Monsanto News Release

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

Established in 2005, the fund helps provide Hawaii public schools with programs, tools, supplies and equipment to enhance science education, and encourage today’s students to consider a future career in the sciences. To date, the program has awarded more than $115,000 to public schools throughout the state.

Monsanto’s recent round of grants supported a wide variety of educational endeavors such as robotics programs, alternative energy investigations, and supplies and equipment for courses in marine biology, chemistry, physiology, biology and agriculture.

Grant applications are accepted twice a year.  Upcoming application deadlines are Oct. 6, 2011, and Feb. 6, 2012. Applications can be downloaded online at monsanto.com/hawaii or by contacting Monsanto’s farm station on Molokai at 808-553-5070.


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