Open Call for the HRD Grant Writing Challenge

Do you want to develop your own research project? Get a head start working on your own research ideas? Then join our HRD Grant Writing Challenge: Write a grant proposal and win prize money for your project! The call is open to HDC PhD students at the end of their 2nd year or higher.

->Get permission from your supervisor.

->Go solo, or join forces with another PhD student, but work independent from your supervisor.

->Connect your grant proposal to your current PhD project(s) - 5 pages maximum, including a financial plan.

->Funding is for consumables and research materials.

->Professional webinar on grant writing for participants.


Notify your interest by 13th January 2021 to the HRD.

Deadline: 28th February 2021

An independent jury will select the top three grant proposals. They will be presented during the HDC seminar series in March and the best proposal will be granted.


Please send your proposal to:


Don’t miss this chance to practice grant writing as this might become very important in your future career!

Good luck!