FEMS Grants

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

Less than five years prior to the application deadline date, or are a Master or PhD student


To apply for this 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
  • These are active microbiologists who obtained the highest academic degree - Bachelor, Master or PhD
  • be an Active Microbiologist
  • be presenting author at the meeting (oral or poster)

Application process

Please submit a completed ECS Meeting Grant Application Form to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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

EFB Grants

The EFB have secure a limited number of bursaries to support the attendance of early career researchers. Eligible applicants should submit an abstract for the meeting by the deadline of 8th March 2019. If you are interested in receiving a scholarship and you are a young researcher, please send an email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


Organised by

European Federation of Biotechnology

EFB Microbial Physiology Section


European Federation of Biotechnology