Foundation / Corporation
University of Hawaii School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) - TGIF Organization
Grants of up to $500 and grants of up to $1,000 to Hawaii educators for hands-on STEM projects. Funding is intended to engage students in learning about ocean and earth science. Priority is given to O’ahu school teachers, but teachers from other islands, as well as other educational groups (e.g. homeschool groups) are also strongly encouraged to apply.
Funds will be awarded after review by scientists and educators in the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) at the University of Hawaii. Applications are assessed on merit, cost, feasibility, and impact.
GrantWatch ID#: 182131
Grants are available for small (up to $500) or large (up to $1,000) projects.
Grants are available to educators across the Hawaiian Islands. Priority is given to school teachers from O’ahu, but teachers from other islands as well as other educational groups (e.g. homeschool groups) are also strongly encouraged to apply.
Hands-on, interactive projects, scientific equipment, and educator workshops that better connect Oahu students to Ocean and Earth Sciences will receive priority consideration.
The deadline for the 2019 SOEST TGIF mini-grant is January 20th, 2019. All materials must be submitted by this date for consideration. Applications are submitted to the mini-grant coordinator via email.
After the application has closed, please allow at least 2 weeks for the coordinator to organize the review process. After review by scientists and educators in SOEST, the coordinator will notify all applicants via email as to their funding status, and funds will be mailed directly to the school or organization.
Awards are limited to one per classroom per year.
For examples of previously funded projects, visit the final reports page:
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Applications are submitted to the mini-grant coordinator via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail:
University of Hawaii
1000 Pope Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
If you have questions at any time about the application, eligibility, or during the application process, please email coordinator, Amanda Ziegler.