Bursary application requirements and instructions
This meeting is selected by the Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS) to offer grants for event participation for Early Career Scientists*.
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**
- be an Active Microbiologist
- be presenting author at the meeting (oral or poster)
*Find out if your society is a FEMS Member at https://fems-microbiology.org/member-societies/
**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.
- If you are eligible (see above) please apply for the bursary via meeting registration form (mark the corresponding box).
- Fill in and submit the application form to [email protected]
- Deadline for application: 30 May 2023
- If you are successful, you will receive a notification in July 2023.
- Please note that the bursaries will be transferred to successful applicants after the meeting.
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
The Microbiology Division of the EFB offers additional bursaries for students who do not receive a FEMS grant. To apply for this grant, you would need to meet the following requirements
be an Early Career Scientist
be an Active Microbiologist
be presenting author at the meeting (oral or poster)
Please follow the same application process as for the FEMS grant and submit the form to [email protected]