The University of Hawai‘i at Hilo strongly encourages faculty to apply for extramural funding of scholarly and/or creative activities as well as training grants to enhance instructional capabilities. There are diverse international, federal, state, county and private agencies that provide funds for such activities.
Important information for faculty researchers
- Letter from Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Matt Platz, dated August 18, 2014: Roles and Responsibilties of the Office of Research Services (ORS) Hilo Service Center (HSC) and UH Hilo Office of Research personnel. The attachment referred to in the letter is the Memorandum found in the next link below.
- Memorandum dated June 26, 2014: External Funding Review Process Effective July 1, 2014.
- Extramural Grant Policies
- Intent to Apply Form
- Submitting a UH Extramural Funding Proposal
- What To Do When You Receive an Extramural Grant Award
- FAQs about Grant Funding: Account Set-Up, myGrant, Personnel, Procurement, Proposal, Travel, and Contact Info.
The following individuals serve as the Fiscal Authority (FA) for all extramural funds received by UH Hilo. The FA reviews and approves procurement and payment requests and all other financial transactions involving extramural project funds.
- Paula Gealon, Administration/Fiscal Services Administrator, Research Administration/Project Development (RAPD). Leads for the post-award financial/procurement team (f/k/a RAPD) and serves as fiscal administrator for these accounts (FA code 116). Handles approval for all grants except as noted below. Provides FA review of all payments and travel completion documents except for grants/accounts noted below. Reviews all subaward transactions (encumbrances and payments). Contact.
- Christy Pacheco, Administrative/Fiscal Services Specialist, RAPD. Assists Paula Gealon with all non‐procurement, post award financial transactions including FA review and approval of all personnel transactions (both for RCUH and for UH/UH Hilo). Provides FA review of all purchase orders, vendor agreements, and travel requests except for grants/accounts noted below. Reviews all stipend transactions. Contact.
- Ryan Shiroma, Administrative Services Assistant, RAPD. FA Designee for all RTRF service ordered accounts as well as for the EPSCoR, SBDC, and Pharm2Pharm projects. FA Designee for all extramural accounts for which Mary Jo Riehm provides administrative support. Contact.
- Lyndsay Ifo, FA Designee for all grants/accounts except for those noted above. Contact.
- UH Office of Research Services
- The University of Hawai‘i is registered with Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) for use of their interactive, online platform on the Responsible Conduct of Research.
- Committee for Human Studies at the University of Hawaiʻi
- Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
- Revised Executive Policy E5.211: Responding to Allegations of Research and Scholarly Misconduct
- UH Hilo Undergraduate Research & Training
For more information about extramural grants, contact Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Matt Platz. Contact info.