Research and Training Grants

Research and Training Grants (formerly known as FEMS Research Grants) are meant to assist early career scientists in pursuing research and training at a European host institution in another country than their own country of residence. These grants are intended to support travel and living costs of the Grantee only. Support is limited to a maximum of  € 4 000.

Applicants

Applicants should be active microbiologists, having obtained their highest degree less than five years prior to the application deadline date or be a PhD student. They should be a member of a FEMS Member Society. You can find a detailed overview of the requirements for this grant in the FEMS Grants Regulations.

Grant Application

Complete applications should be submitted on or before:

  • 1 January for projects that will start within a year from the following 1 March
  • 1 July for projects that will start within a year from the following 1 September

You can apply for the upcoming round of Research and Training Grants via our Grants Online submission system.

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