You are a researcher, a younger or future PhD holder who is interested in developing his/her proposal writing skills according to international standards? You are also interested in learning how to write and budget a promising proposal for national and international funding?

Thus, you should participate in the Virtual Scientific Proposal Writing Workshop, organised by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

  • Time and Date (optional):
    – Workshop 1: from 09:00 to 12:30 on 16th and 23rd November 2021
    – Workshop 2: from 09:00 to 12:30 on 25th November and 02nd December 2021
    – Workshop 3: from 09:00 to 12:30 on 7th and 14th December 2021
  • Expert: Dr. Nguyen Thanh Phong, Hoa Sen University
  • Language: The seminar will be conducted in English and Vietnamese.
  • Platform: Cisco Webex

Please register with your data and your motivation until 07th November 2021 at:

The places are limited up to 50 participants for each workshop! In case the number of registrations will exceed the number of places available we will select the participants based on their motivation stated.


Please also make sure to bring your own draft of research exposé to the workshop because you will have to work on your own proposal during the seminar to make it most beneficial for you.

Please follow the structure for your draft research exposé below. Thank you!

We request that you submit a 2-page exposé (approximately 5.000 characters) outlining your intended research project.

This exposé should include the following sections and information:

  1. Applicant name, disciplinary area of the proposal, and title (approximately 100 characters)
  2. Introduction: Please introduce your research idea: Based on pertinent literature, please briefly demonstrate that there is a research gap and a need for this gap to be filled.
  3. Aim of the project: Please state the aim of your intended research. If possible, please state the research question you intend to answer. Tell us about the innovative potential of your project.
  4. Methods: Briefly describe the methods you are going to apply in order to achieve the aim of your project (= to find an answer to the research question).
  5. Significance/relevance: Briefly state the expected outcome, explain the significance/relevance your project might have for scientific and, if applicable, non-scientific stakeholders.

NOTE: This workshop is free of charge.