FEMS Meeting Attendance Grants

Federation of European Microbiological Societies

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Grant amount: €250 - €600

Next deadline: Mar 1, 2020

Later deadlines: Sep 1, 2020

Applicant type: Postdoctoral Researcher PhD 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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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.

Meeting Attendance Grants

Meeting Attendance Grants enable early career researchers to attend microbiology meetings worldwide to network, collaborate and keep abreast of new developments in their field. Support is limited to a maximum of € 600.

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


  • Applicants should be active microbiologists, having obtained their highest degree less than five years prior to the application deadline date or be a PhD student.
  • They should be a member of a FEMS Member Society and a presenting author (oral or poster) at the meeting.

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.


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


  • Applications to attend FEMS-sponsored meetings will not be considered as applications for support to attend these meetings should be made directly to the meeting organizer.