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

Eligibility
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.

Grant details
Early Career Scientists may be granted a maximum of 600 EUR and a minimum of 250 EUR to assist with travel and accommodation.

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

FNR Grants
Thanks to the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR), this meeting can also offer additional grants for congress registration for Early Career Researchers.

Eligibility
To apply for this grant, you would need to meet following requirements:

  • be an Early Career Scientist**
  • be an Active Microbiologist
  • be presenting author at the meeting (oral or poster)

Grant details
FNR grant covers the registration fee for Early Career Scientists (250€).

Application process

To facilitate the treatment of the applications, the same form will be used for both the FEMS and the FNR grants.
To apply to the grants, please submit a completed ECS Meeting Grant Application Form and a short personal statement (500 words) to benoit.kunath@uni.lu describing why you believe the Committee should select you for an award.
The selection and distribution of grants will be decided by the scientific committee.