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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. 

Regulations
An early career scientist applying for a FEMS Congress Grant should be: 

  1. A member of a FEMS Member Society, at least one full year before the congress takes place (for European Early Career Scientists); 
  2. Have either: 
    - obtained highest academic degree (Bachelor, Master or PhD) less than five years prior the application deadline, or 
    - be a PhD student;
  3. A microbiologists active in research;
  4. The first author of an accepted abstract and attend the congress; 
  5. Recommended by a member of a FEMS member society (for European Early Career Scientists), or other senior scientists (for non-European Early Career ​Scientists);
  6. A registered and paid congress participant (400 Euro rate) after information on grant approval 
​Note:
Only grant recipients that are present at the congress will receive the grant allocated to them. 

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