UW Research
Research Administration Learning

Blueprint of a Proposal

Trying to make sense of proposal preparation, review and submission at the UW?

This course introduces participants to the UW processes, concepts and terminology that will help get you started in the right direction.

Through discussion, hands-on exercises, annotated online resources and in class handouts, we will cover:

  • Proposal Process Policies and Procedures
  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Where to find critical information needed for proposal preparation
  • Proposal best practices


Anyone involved in the preparation or review of sponsored programs proposals to external sponsors, especially those new to the process.

Research Administration Certificate


Last Updated

March 2023

Course Materials

Class Slides, Reading the FOA (online exercise)

Related Learning

SAGE: Creating and Submitting eGC1s

Introduction to Sponsored Project Budgets

Workshop: Preparing Sponsored Project Budgets

SAGE:  Budget

SAGE:  Creating NIH Proposals in Grant Runner