HONOLULU, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chevron Energy Solutions and the Hawai'i Science Teachers Association (HaSTA) announced the availability of applications for the 2013 Chevron Energy Solutions HaSTA Grant program.
The grants, jointly administered by Chevron Energy Solutions and HaSTA, support project-based learning opportunities for K-12 schools in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). Since 2004, Chevron has supported almost $90,000 in grants to schools throughout Hawai'i, and in coordination with HaSTA since 2007. In 2013, additional grants will be awarded for innovative, hands-on STEM programs emphasizing the principles of energy efficiency, conservation and renewable technologies.
The application deadline is May 12, 2013. For more information, and to download a grant application, please go to: www.hasta.us.
About Chevron Energy Solutions: Chevron Energy Solutions is one of the largest installers of solar power in the US public sector and has developed hundreds of projects to develop and build renewable energy, increase energy efficiency, reduce energy costs and support sustainability. Its parent, Chevron Corporation, has a history in Hawai'i that dates back to 1881, when it made its first shipment of kerosene to the islands. Chevron invests across the energy spectrum to develop energy sources for future generations by expanding the capabilities of alternative and renewable energy technologies. For more information: www.chevronenergy.com.
About the Hawai'i Science Teachers Association: The Hawai'i Science Teachers Association (HaSTA) strives to stimulate, improve, and coordinate science teaching at all levels of instruction in the schools of Hawaii. HaSTA's mission is to stimulate and maintain interest in science, to improve and coordinate science teaching and to increase public knowledge of science. For more information: www.hasta.us.
Jim Redmond, HaSTA, 808.277.1091, JRedmond@hawaii.edu
Brent Andrew, Chevron Energy Solutions, 415.733.4697
SOURCE Chevron Energy Solutions