Postdoc Proposal Writing Boot Camps

2023 Bootcamp: In Person July 12 & 26

A major milestone in becoming an independent researcher is securing funding for your projects.  But where to start?  Budgets, personnel, requirements, agencies, program officers – it’s a whole new landscape! You need a map and some experienced guides.

Postdoc Proposal Writing Boot Camp is a two full-day intensive immersion into the ecosystems of research funding, proposal writing, and application review.  The goal is for participants to exit boot camp with a solid draft of a compelling grant application. 

  • July 12: Elements of Persuasive Proposals
  • July 26: Mock Study Session with participants' drafts


Open to participants who meet the following conditions:

  1. Are postdoctoral researchers at Princeton University
  2. Commit to drafting at least the specific aims overview of a proposal during boot camp (July 12-26)
  3. Attend full-day sessions on both July 12 and July 26. (Lunch provided)