FEMS-Sponsored Meeting
FEMS Grants

The application process for FEMS Early Career Researchers travel grants has CLOSED

This meeting is selected by the Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS) to offer grants for congress participation for Early Career Researchers*.

April 16th, FEMS Grants – Update
– The amount of FEMS Early Career Researcher grant is 250 Euros;
– The deadline for FEMS grant application is April 22, 2019;
– The applicant must pay the participation fee of 250 Euros to be considered for application;
– The results of evaluation for FEMS grant applications will be communicated by May 10, 2019 to each grant winner;
– The grant will be refunded at the Congres venue.



To apply for thitis grant, you would need to meet following requirements:

  • be a member of a FEMS Member Society* or be recommended by such a member
  • be an Early Career Scientist**
  • be an Active Microbiologist
  • be presenting author at the meeting (oral or poster)

*Find out if your society is a FEMS Member at https://fems-microbiology.org/member-societies/
**These are active microbiologists who obtained the highest academic degree – Bachelor, Master or PhD – less than five years prior to the application deadline date, or are a Master or PhD student.

Application process

Please submit a completed ECS Meeting Grant Application Form to the following e-mail addresses: horiabanciu3@yahoo.com or halophiles2019@gmail.com [Describe your application process here. Note that the meeting organizer collates all forms, not FEMS.]
Download the Early Career Scientist Meeting Grant Application Form.

Additional benefits

As a FEMS Member Society member, you can:

  • benefit the grant provided for this meeting (see Eligibility above)
  • apply for FEMS Grants
  • benefit a discount off the registration fee for FEMS congresses
  • benefit a 25% discount off a selection of OUP books