You know how it is when applying for a grant. Though the odds are stacked against you, somehow you still feel hopeful.
Usually that hope gets crushed. Rejection is normal.
But sometimes you win. Sometimes you get offered a grant. Then you feel happy. And excited. And probably a wee bit nervous too.
So we thought we’d find out if this was true. We asked four of the thirteen funded projects how they felt when they won a grant. Unsurprisingly they were all happy.
And then we asked them why they thought their application succeeded, when 9/10 others failed. They gave interesting answers.
Here’s what they said.