Description: This course is designed to lead students through concepts of professional scientific proposal writing particularly in regards to the Applied Sciences sector. Applied Sciences exist in a unique space between the traditional science and engineering landscapes and thus requires an interdisciplinary approach to being successful in scientific communication including proposal writing. Students will learn fundamentals in applied sciences proposal writing including: proposal call identification, proposal preparation, submission requirements, evaluation, review analysis, progress reports and follow up. Students will review multiple funding opportunities including NIH, NSF and DOE as well as NSF Doctoral fellowship applications focusing on variations within each type of proposal. The intent of this class is to develop the student's ability to be competitive in proposal writing and understanding how to navigate the increasingly complex world of scientific funding. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Fall 2020
Prerequisite: Graduate Status