UW Research

Frequently-Asked Questions

What is an incoming subaward?

UW is the subrecipient. Our sponsor is the institution receiving  the prime award and is issuing a subaward to the UW funding.
NSF-UCSD-UW Illustration of an incoming subaward relationship
For example: National Science Foundation (NSF) awards a project to UCSD. UCSD awards some of that funding to the UW to complete a portion of the work on their project.

UCSD is the sponsor (pass through entity) on the eGC1 to the UW.  NSF is the prime sponsor.