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In this workshop you will be prepared for writing excellent postdoctoral research proposals, with specific attention to early career grants. Additionally, it will help you shape your academic career. The workshop is designed for PhD researchers who aspire to a career in academics, and who are in the second half (third/ fourth year) of their PhD program.
Event details of PhD Skills | Writing of postdoc research proposals
18 June 2024
14:00 -16:00

In this workshop you will get acquainted with the world of grants, including different kinds of early career post doc fellowhip like Veni, Rubicon, Marie Curie Individual Fellowships, ERC, Niels Stensen, as well as the associated underlying goals and assessment criteria. You will receive insights and tips how to optimize your cv for different types of grants.

Also you will learn how to structure your proposal, and where to think of when formulating your research idea, and also the importance of the summary. Impact and outreach will also be discussed. Furthermore you will get insights in the reviewing process, and how reviewers look at a grant proposal.


Dr Carolien Zijderveld is IXA [Innovation Exchange Amsterdam] grant advisor and specialist in grant application support at our faculty.

Course dates

Tuesday 18 June
14:00 - 16:00

You will receive an email through your research school when registration for this course opens.