Early registration fee payment deadline extended until March 15, 2018!

FEMS Young Scientists Meeting Grants

FEMS is a sponsor of the Power of Viruses symposium, and offers to support the attendance of approximately 15 Young Scientists.



FEMS is a federation of microbiological societies in Europe. It encompasses member societies from numerous European countries. A full list of Member Societies, FEMS vision, activities and news can be found at the FEMS website: fems-microbiology.org.


Young Scientists Meeting Grant (YSMG) Elegibility

FEMS requires that a Young Scientists Meeting Grantee is:

  • A member of a FEMS Member Society, confirmed by any officer of her/his society,
  • Less than 36 years of age at the closing date of the meeting,
  • An active microbiologist and
  • A presenting author of the abstract.

The meeting grant is used to support the attendance at the Symposium. The Young Scientist is to be granted 300-500 EUR,  depending on the number of applicants and the travel costs.


What does it cover?

This grant is intended to be used to cover:

  • Registration fee (grantees will be given a 50 % discount on the full registration fee),
  • Accommodation,
  • Low budget travel.



If you are eligible, and wish to apply for the FEMS Young Scientists Meeting Grant, download and fill out the application form and send it to e-mail: powerofviruses@hmd-cms.hr, together with a copy of the abstract and a copy of your ID. Please send all required documents in a single pdf file. Please include in the e-mail subject “FEMS YSMG application”.

Deadline: February 1, 2018