We don’t just grow corn. We try to grow great thinkers too.
Bayer Hawaii believes in the power of education for a brighter future. Over the years, we’re proud to have donated more than $1.2 million dollars and volunteered hundreds of thousands of hours to benefit students and schools throughout Hawaii.
Bayer Hawaii Life Sciences Scholarship
High school seniors interested in a life sciences degree are invited to apply. As many as ten (10) scholarships of $1,000 each are typically awarded each year.
This scholarship is open to graduating seniors of all high schools in Hawaii who will be attending an accredited college or university to pursue a discipline related to the life sciences (including agriculture, agronomy, biology, botany, genetics, horticulture, plant physiology, chemistry, crop science and soil science).
UPDATE: Due to the difficult COVID-19 situation, the 2020 scholarship application deadline has been extended to May 15, 2020, to allow students additional time to complete the application.
Download a Bayer Hawaii Life Sciences Scholarship application form.
Bayer Hawaii Science Education Fund
This educational grant program was established in 2005 to support science education in Hawai`i public schools and to encourage students who may be interested in a future career in the sciences. Since its inception, more than $287,000 has been awarded to public schools in support of science fairs, online science/math educational simulations, greenhouse projects, hydroponic facilities, aquaculture studies, gross anatomy exhibits, field trips, alternative energy experiments, on-campus native plant gardens and equipment and supplies for various science courses including chemistry, biology, forensics and biotechnology.
Our grant program is open to established public schools in Hawaii on the islands of O`ahu, Maui and Molokai, serving students from middle school through college. Applications are reviewed twice a year.
Download a Bayer Hawaii Science Education Fund application form.
FIRST Robotics Grant Program
In 2015, a new FIRST Robotics Grant Program was established to support educational robotics in communities where Bayer employees live and work. The nationwide program seeks to inspire and nurture students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and math.
This nationwide grant program supports teams of K to 12th grade students participating in FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC), FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC), FIRST LEGO League (FLL) and/or FIRST LEGO League Junior (FLL Jr.). Priority is given to teams that demonstrate diversity, such as teams that are female-led, racially or gender diverse, and/or economically diverse.
Applications are accepted for eligible Bayer U.S. site communities on an annual basis. Applications are accepted between August 15 and September 15 at 11:59:59 pm CT. Learn more.
Internship Opportunities at Bayer Hawaii
Bayer Hawaii provides summer internship opportunities to college students interested in a future career in agriculture. Internships offer valuable on-the-job experience through paid, temporary, full-time positions and provide an opportunity to learn about how Bayer works and how science is shaping the future of agriculture. To be eligible, interns must be currently enrolled at an accredited college or university, and pursuing a degree in one of the following disciplines: agriculture business or another agriculture-related major, such as agronomy, animal sciences, biological sciences, botany, genetic engineering, plant breeding or plant physiology. Selection is based upon student credentials, interview and the matching of students’ skills to available openings.