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Getting ready for your first individual research grant


Thorough understanding of the basic principles for writing (international) competitive individual proposals.


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  • Course code


  • Programme is for

    Interested research and support staff who will submit a research proposal for funding within the next 12 months, for example for Marie Skłodowska-Curie postdoctoral Grants or for the NWO Talent Scheme VENI or Rubicon. The training is directed at PhD-candidates. Experience in applying for funding is not required.

  • ECTS

    The study load for this course is roughly equivalent to 0,5 ECTS.

  • Date

    14 March 2024

  • Time


  • Location

    To be decided

  • Course fee

    Course participation is free of cost for individual employees. 

  • Maximum participants

    Maximum of 25 participants

  • Trainers

    Dr. Aya van den Kroonenberg, senior trainer of Yellow Research
    Noortje van der Knaap, Research Grants Advisor, SBD-Grants Office

  • Course materials

    Course materials will be provided during the training

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