Early career Scientist Grant

FEMS Grants
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.

Application process

We have at least 10 Early career scientist grants available (max. 250 €) to cover travel-costs, conference fee etc.

In case you want to apply for this grant, you can send an email to info@emtconference.eu with (1) your motivation of max. 300 words, and (2) the completed FEMS-ECS form (https://fems-microbiology.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Meeting-Organizer-Grant-ECS-Form.docx).

Allocated grants will be distributed after the event.

This call closes the 15th of May 2022. We hope through this call to encourage you further, to take the effort and travel, if possible carbon-neutral, to EMT 2022 in Delft, the Netherlands!

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