FEMS Meeting Attendance Grants

Federation of European Microbiological Societies


Grant amount: €250 - €600

Next anticipated deadline: Mar 1, 2019

Later anticipated deadlines: Sep 1, 2019

Applicant type: Postdoctoral Researcher PhD Student Masters Student

Funding uses: Conference

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Europe

Degree requirements: Applicants must be within 5 years of receiving their PhD

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Overview:

FEMS is leading the way in promoting excellence and equality in science, and in channelling high quality knowledge to solving today’s societal problems around microbiology. It does this by funding research, publishing journals, organizing collaborative projects and partnering with other organizations.

FEMS provides Meeting Attendance Grants to early career scientists working in Europe who wish to attend microbiology meetings. The maximum amount of a Meeting Attendance Grant is € 600, the minimum € 250.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • An early career scientist wishing to apply for a Meeting Attendance Grant should:
    • be a microbiologist active in research,
    • have either:
      • obtained his / her highest academic degree (Bachelor, Master or PhD) less than five years prior to the application deadline date, or
      • be a Master or PhD student,
    • be a resident in a European country or a country that has a FEMS member society,
    • be a member of a FEMS member society for at least one full year directly preceding the application deadline. 
  • To be eligible for the grant, applicants are to present at the meeting (oral or poster).

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. Applicants must be member of a FEMS member society for at least one full year directly preceding the application deadline.

Preferences:

  • Meeting Attendance Grants may support attendance at meetings worldwide but preference will be given to meetings within the European area.

Ineligibility:

  • One grantee cannot receive a Meeting Attendance Grant more than twice.