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The conference organisers are pleased to be able to offer a significant number of bursaries, each worth a total of €300, to young researchers who satisfy certain criteria. Other travel grants and bursaries may be available from other Learned Societies. Individuals receiving grants should register and pay as normal and will be reimbursed by bank transfer immediately after the conference.

    Eligibility criteria

Applicants must be less than 36 years of age on April 23rd 2018 and must register for the meeting as a “Young Researcher”. They should be a presenting author of an offered abstract. For the FEMS Bursaries, the applicants must be a member of a FEMS Member Society https://fems-microbiology.org/member-societies/ . Confirmation of this by an Officer of the Member Society will be required prior to receipt of the funds.

    Application process

Eligible applicants should submit an abstract for the meeting by the deadline of 20th December 2017. During the submission process, the “apply for a bursary” box should be selected when asked if you would like to apply for a meeting grant. If you are a member of a FEMS member Society, that should be indicated. Selection will be based only on your submitted abstract. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application via email by 20th January 2018. Offers will be conditional on meeting attendance, presentation of abstract, proof of age and, in the case of the FEMS bursaries, proof of Member Society membership.

    Administration of award

Instructions on how to receive the award will be provided to successful applicants. In order to receive the awarded funds, recipients should visit the conference registration desk at the meeting.

When is the bursary submission deadline?

Deadline for bursary submission: 20th December, 2017

When will I be notified?

The Scientific Committee will notify you by the 20th January 2018 about your acceptance.

    CBMNet Bursary

The BBSRC NIBB “Crossing Biological Membranes Network (CBMNet) http://www.cbmnetnibb.net/ has funding to pay for two early career researchers to attend this event. This will cover registration fees and up to £250 towards travel. If you are a young researcher affiliated to CMBNet and you are interested, please email [email protected] for details.