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Writing course: How to write a convincing Vici pre-proposal (24 & 31 January)

14 November 2017

The training is for participants who will submit their preproposal in the upcoming Vici round (March 2018). Participants should send a first version of their summary, title, cv and knowledge utilisation paragraph to the trainers 1 week before the first training date.

Please be aware that this 8h training consists of 2 parts on separate days!

An intake interview by the trainers will be part of the procedure.

Maximum number of participants: 10

Trainer: Prof Ritsert Jansen

Co-trainer: Drs Heidi Disler


  • Wednesday 24 January 13.00 -17.00
  • Wednesday 31 January 13.00 -17.00


  • writing a compelling title and scientific summary, a concrete knowledge utilisation section, and a  competitive CV
  • knowing, engaging and convincing NWO panel members
  • organizing your critical support troupes


€ 150,- (including coffee, tea). By agreement, an invoice will be sent to the HR department of your faculty.


To register or for more information, please send an e-mail to

Your registration message should contain the following information: your name, faculty and research group, project code for course fees, mobile phone number.

Please make sure that the subject line of your email message contains the words  ’registration Vici Writing Course January 2018’.

Researchers who have obtained their PhD within the last 15 years + possible extension can apply for a Vici grant. More information .

NB: If you are planning to write a Vici proposal and register for this course, please first discuss your plans first with your head of department and inform the Faculty Funding Officer Marjolein Stern.

Last modified:14 November 2017 12.16 p.m.

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