Seminar Announcement: “Preparing and Writing Competitive Research Proposals”

The Vietnam National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) and the University of Missouri (United States of America) will jointly organize a workshop , funded by NAFOSTED, on “Preparing and Writing Competitive Research Proposals”.


The objective of the workshop is to assist Vietnamese scientists and researchers in writing competitive research grant proposals.


The workshop will focus on the key elements that help increase the chance of a research grant proposal being accepted for funding. Professors from university of Missouri will discuss the details of specific proposals prepared by the participants and provide assistance on the completion. Promising research proposals completed by participants during the workshop will be recommended for submission to international research funding organizations. The workshop will also discuss the techniques in writing manuscripts in English for submission to international scientific journals.

Time and date:

  1. In Hanoi on the 7th and the 8th January 2009 at the Hanoi University of Technology, 1. Dai Co Viet Str.
  2. In Ho Chi Minh city on the 13th and the 14th January 2009 at the campus of the University of Natural Sciences, 227 Nguyen Van Cu, 5. Dist.


The workshop is open to all Vietnamese researchers interested in the topic. Participants are encouraged to bring a complete research grant proposal and are requested to register their participation in advance before 12/15/2008

Please register at

For more information, please contact:
Ms. Nguyen Linh Chi, National Foundation for Science & Technology Development.
Tel: 04.3936 7750, Mobile: 0903.454 662

Source: nafosted