KNVM: PhD Thesis Fund

Koninklijke Nederlandse Vereniging voor Microbiologie

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Grant amount: €250

Anticipated deadline: Dec 15, 2020

Applicant type: PhD Student

Funding uses: Research

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

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Netherlands

Degree requirements: Applicants must be on the last year of their PhD

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The KNVM/NVMM science committee provides financial support for publishing PhD-theses in the field of microbiology. 

Funding was initiated in 2009, and followed the "first come, first serve" principle, with every year, up to 10 awards (EUR 500). Due to the high number of submissions the support now available for all submitted thesis is an award of € 250. Click here for the conditions. 

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


  • The applicant must have authored and presented the results of at least two papers at NVMM/KNVM meetings.
    • Applicant must provide proof of presentation.
  • The applicant must be a member of the NVMM / KNVM.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member.


  • Applicants cannot apply to other NVMM spring meeting participating organizations/groups to obtain financial support.