FEMS grants

FEMS grants

Second call open until 16 October 2023.


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

The FEMS grant will allow the Organizing Committee to cover the registration fees.

Important: Applicants have to pay in advance the registration.


To apply for this grant, you would need to meet the 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 a presenting author at the meeting (oral or poster)

*Find out if your society is a FEMS Member at https://fems-microbiology.org/membersocieties

**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. Periods of maternity/paternity leave, special leave or illness do not count toward this definition.

Additional benefits

As a FEMS Member Society member, you can:

-benefit from the grant provided for this meeting (see Eligibility above)

— apply for a range of other FEMS Grants

— benefits/discounts off the registration fee for FEMS Congresses/Conferences

— benefit from a 25% discount off a selection of Oxford University Press books

Application process

1. Tick the participation at the FEMS grant application when registering on-line.

2. Fill out and sign the meeting grant application form and the following CV.

3. Upload the files into the «My documents» tab on the Attendee Portal before 15th September.

The list of selected candidates will be announced the 25th September 2023 and the congress fees will be covered.