Workshop – Developing a compelling VR grant proposal

Last changed: 03 February 2022

The Swedish Research Council (VR), the nation’s premier funder, supports basic research in all areas with an annual budget of SEK 7 billion.

In this interactive workshop, Ninad Bondre and Caroline Grabbe, (research coordinators at the SLU Grants Office) will delve into VR’s guidelines, expectations and evaluation criteria, and provide tips and techniques for developing strong proposals. The workshop is open for researchers at all levels and especially those who are considering applying in 2022.

The workshop will be delivered via Zoom from 9:00 to 12:00 on 15 February 2022.

Please register using the following link below by 11 February at the latest:


Theory, examples and discussion focusing on:

  • VR guidelines and evaluation criteria;
  • the big picture (frame and narrative);
  • the individual proposal sections.