FEMS-Sponsored Meeting
FEMS Grants

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