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Research Guides

Welcome to the research guide for all resources related to writing and rhetoric composition! We all know that writing well takes time, thought, and a lot of practice. Come explore the resources offered here to help you on your way.

Also, as you write...the University of Washington values the writing and research accomplished by its students, and even grants awards to students entering the scholarly conversation. If you are a new undergraduate scholar, check out the Library Research Award for Undergraduates or the Mary Gates Research Scholarship for some exciting funding opportunities!


Starting Points

In the menu to the left are writing resources for:

Individual Support...resources around UW that offer tutoring and other personalized support for writers

Academic Writing...handouts and other sources related to writing for university-level assignments and work

Writing Programs & Groups...resources around UW that guide writers in departmental programs or writer groups

Application Writing...handouts and other sources related to writing for applications such as resumes, cover letters, personal statements, or scholarship essays

           Grammar & Style ... handouts and sources on mechanical and stylistic aspects of composition.

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