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Deadline for submission of grants applications: January 14, 2015
FEMS will provide approximately 200 grants for European Early Career Scientists to support their attendance at the 6th FEMS Congress of European Microbiologists, June 7-11, 2015, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
About 20 grants are provided to support non-European Early Career Scientists.
The amounts of the grants are 400, 500 or 600 Euro (depending on the travel distance).
A special FEMS Congress Award (including a certificate and additional 500 Euro) will be awarded, at the Closing Ceremony of the congress, to five European and one non-European Early Career Scientists for the best presented papers.
FEMS will organize a special reception for all grant recipients. Further details will be available on this website.
An early career scientist applying for a FEMS Congress Grant should be:
- A member of a FEMS Member Society, at least one full year before the congress takes place (for European Early Career Scientists);
- Have either:
- obtained highest academic degree (Bachelor, Master or PhD) less than five years prior the application deadline, or
- be a PhD student;
- A microbiologists active in research;
- The first author of an accepted abstract and attend the congress;
- Recommended by a member of a FEMS member society (for European Early Career Scientists), or other senior scientists (for non-European Early Career Scientists);
- A registered and paid congress participant (400 Euro rate) after information on grant approval
Only grant recipients that are present at the congress will receive the grant allocated to them.
Grant application is no longer available.