The aims of the course are:
to give the student incite into the procedure for writing application for funding;
to give the student knowledge of the research funding organizations and the type of research they fund;
to understand the requirements of an application, to show the need of research, method for which the study will be carried out, expected results;
prepare the student for a career in academia.
The course consists of lectures*, exercises in evaluating previous applications both which have and which haven't received funding; discussion of what makes an application attractive and likely to receive funding.
The course consists of writing an application for funding, together with the students adviser.
The course consists of evaluation of the outcome of the application – if the application was successful or not successful.