Netherlands, Amsterdam

BCF Grant Application Course

when 16 January 2020 - 17 January 2020
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 895

Are you a PhD student, postdoc or starting group leader and do you want to enhance your career prospects in academia? Do you wish to improve one of the most vital skills of succeeding in science? Then join the BCF Grant Application Course on how to write a successful grant application. During this intensive two-day course you will be taught by seasoned scientists, grant application experts who have reviewed hundreds of grants, assessors from funding bodies.

This course covers the following aspects of grant application:
1. How to find the right funding opportunity out of the hundreds of funding options available.
2. How to determine and evaluate suitable topics for a successful grant application.
3. How to write an appealing grant summary to entice people to continue reading.
4. How to structure an application and tips and pointers to make your application successful.
5. Feedback from an experienced grant writer or evaluator on the most important aspect of your grant; the grant summary.

Speakers will include among others:
1. Seasoned professors with extensive grant track records
2. Grant application consultants who have reviewed and supported hundreds of grants over their career.
3. Experience stories from early-stage researchers who just obtained successful funding themselves such as Veni, Rubicon, Marie-Curie fellowships or other early stage grants.
4. Professionals from funding bodies to tell you about their perspective and views on successful grants.

Course leader

BCF Career | Hyphen Projects

Target group

PhD students, postdocs

Course aim

After this course the participants will know:
1. How to find the right funding opportunity out of the hundreds of funding options available.
2. How to determine and evaluate suitable topics for a successful grant application.
3. How to write an appealing grant summary to entice people to continue reading.
4. How to structure an application and tips and pointers to make your application successful.
5. Feedback from an experienced grant writer or evaluator on the most important aspect of your grant; the grant summary.

Fee info

EUR 895: (excl. VAT)

Scholarships

This course could be financed from your personal budget. Universities in the Netherlands provide their employees (phd/postdoc) with a personal budget of 1.55% of your yearly salary for professional development.