GSO || Funding


Online Application is now live. First read the instructions!

Looking for the reimbursements page? Click here.


Hints for a successful application:

  • After filling out online copy of grant application print two extra copies, this will help out if you are denied and want to reapply.
  • Have one expert in your field and one non-expert to review your application before submission.
  • Tell your department representative you are submitting an application well before the G&A Committee review date. Provide them with a copy of your application before the meeting.
  • Spring 2014 submission deadlines: 8/14/14 (Letters of recommendation and missing documents due 8/21), 9/11/14 (Letters of recommendation and missing documents due 9/18), 10/16/14 (Letters of recommendation and missing documents due 10/23), 11/6/14 (Letters of recommendation and missing documents due 11/13), 11/27/14 (Letters of recommendation and missing documents due 12/4).
  • If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the Grants & Awards Committee Chair.

Step 1, Application preparation:

Grants & Awards Application Policies and Instructions
Budget Form
Procedures Flow Chart
See which research field your department is in (Color Groups)

Step 2, Application:

Online Award Application (via STAR).
(Online Application Instructions)

Step 3, Grant Awarded:

Re-allocation of Funds Proposal

Step 4, Reimbursement

Reimbursement Page
The Graduate Student Organization of the University of Hawai`i Manoa campus created the Campus Greening program in order to move the campus towards more sustainable environmental practices. Funding for the greening initiative ended in September 2012, and no new applications are being accepted. The GSO has funded 5 Campus Greening Initiatives:

  • Relocation, expansion and development of the SOFT (Student Organic Farm Training) farm plots
  • Energy saving installations in Krauss Annex 19
  • Sustainable garden located on the northern end of campus
  • Water saving toilet handles in the Law School and Moore Hall
  • Cycle Mānoa Enhancement and Expansion
  • Campus Composting System

For more information and a map of the projects, click here.

Application for an interdisciplinary campus event.

GSO Funding for Campus Events. Please contact Shannon McElhinny if you have any questions.