Registration via https://event.ugent.be/registration/GrantWritingWorkshopEXTRA from 08-12-2022 14:41 until 10-01-2023 12:00
This workshop is open for participants who have followed the seminar about Grant proposal writing skills: your research in a CV, organised during lunchtime this day or earlier (09/12/2022). Please enroll for the seminar (13/01/2023) as well via this link: https://webappsx.ugent.be/eventManager/events/GrantWritingCVExtra
A motivation letter is a personal document detailing your professional skills and reasons for applying for a grant. In contrast to a cover letter for paid job applications, a motivation letter focuses more on your personal story and details your interests, personality and motives for applying for a grant. Following these tips can help make your motivation letters stand out and convince decision-makers to consider your application further.
This workshop discusses authentic examples to spark an awareness of the proper style and structure of such a section. This workshop aims to help you make your motivation letter stand out and convince decision-makers to consider your application further.
Guest speaker: Tom De Moor has been working for the University Language Centre (UCT) of Ghent University since 2008, where he currently coordinates and teaches Academic and Professional Language Education. He specializes in academic English for doctoral and professorial staff, with a specific focus on application skills. He has developed and teaches the Doctoral Schools module "Applying for a post-PhD Job" and is involved in coaching for various types of grants, such as FWO, ERC and FKM.
Time: 14:00 – 16:00
Venue: Building K3 at campus UZ Gent [entrance 42] or MS Teams (the exact location or the link to participate in the online event will be sent to you a few days before the meeting)
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