FEMS CONGRESS ATTENDANCE GRANT
FEMS provides grants for European and non-European Early Career Scientists to support their attendance at the World Microbe Forum (including the 9th FEMS Congress of European Microbiologists), 20 – 24 June 2020, online.
Each grant provides a waiver of the registration fee.
Application is open until 7 May 2021
Applicants for a FEMS Congress Grant should:
- Be an early career scientist and thus should either have obtained highest academic degree (Bachelor, Master or PhD) less than five years prior the application deadline, or be a PhD student*
- Be an active microbiologist;
- Be the first author of an accepted abstract in one of the FEMS topics
- Attend the World Microbe Forum and be a registered participant
*periods of maternity/paternity leave, special leave or illness do not count toward this definition
The following documents will need to be uploaded with the application:
- CV including list of publications
- Signed endorsement form
APPLY FOR A GRANT
- The summary above outlines the information on eligibility, please consult the Grants Regulations before submitting your application.
- To submit a grant application, make sure you have submitted your abstract (see abstract submission) in one of the FEMS topics (see tracks and topics) before May 7, 2021, 6 p.m. ET/12 a.m. (midnight) CET
- Then, submit your application for the Congress Attendance Grant in the same abstract submission area, also before the deadline of May 7, 2021, 6 p.m. ET/12 a.m. (midnight) CET.
The grant involves a waiver of the registration fee. All participants that register before 11 May, will be entitled to the Early Bird fee. Successful applicants of the Congress Attendance Grant can receive a refund for their registration.
If you have any questions regarding use of the abstract submission site, please contact technical support at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact ASM and FEMS staff at email@example.com.
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