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 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.

Grant Application

Complete applications should be submitted on or before the deadlines as given in the grants overview.

It is now possible to apply for Research and Training Grants via the Grants Online System. See more information about the grant and how to apply in the Research and Training Grants Regulations.


Please note that the deadline of 1 July 2017. Should you have any difficulties or queries, please contact our grants administrator Lotte Nielsen.

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