University Open Air: How to Write a Winning Proposal

Join Brooklyn Public Library in collaboration with Prospect Park Alliance for University Open Air, a free series of classes taught by professors, researchers, and academics who were trained outside of the U.S. The two-week semester begins on Thursday, September 9th.

This course aims to introduce students to different types of proposals and how to write them step-by-step. You will learn how to persuade donors, sponsors, and potential collaborators by crafting a feasible and profitable proposal. Register today for this class!

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About the instructor: Stephen Tekpetey is a research and teaching professional with over seven years of experience in teaching at the tertiary level. He holds a BSc(Hon) and a Doctor of Philosophy degree from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. He is a current intern at New York-Presbyterian and a member of the technical committee of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO/ TC 296).

Please note, while UOA courses aim to equip students with valuable skills, they are non-accredited.

We will continue to observe social distancing measures as well as requiring masks for participants whenever indoors. Classes will be capped at 12-15 participants per course to ensure the safety of our professors and participants. Safety guidelines are subject to change based on the latest guidance from public health professionals and elected officials.

University Open Air is generously supported by The Morris & Alma Schapiro Fund.