A total of 13 Hawai'i public schools and educational organizations were recently awarded over $12,000 in grants from the Monsanto Hawai'i Science Education Fund.
Recipients on Maui included 'Iao Intermediate, Kihei Charter School, Lahainaluna High School and Maui High School.
Funds went to support a variety of programs, including robotics, renewable energy projects, and equipment and supplies for biology, chemistry and physical science classes.
Carol Reimann (left), Monsanto’s community affairs manager, presents Maui High School’s Robotics Team with a $1,000 grant.
Public schools serving students in intermediate grades through college for educational purposes related to science are eligible to apply for the grants, which are awarded twice each year. The next application deadline is Oct. 6.
Applications can be downloaded online at www.monsanto.com/hawaii (click on the "Community Programs" link) or by contacting Monsanto on Maui at (808) 879-4074.
The Monsanto Fund, the philanthropic arm of the Monsanto Company, is a not-for-profit organization. Visit the Monsanto Fund at www.monsantofund.org.