Meeting Grant

FEMS Young Scientist Meeting Grant (YSMG)

The Organizing Committee has secured a limited number of FEMS meeting attendance grants for young scientists, which will be used to support the attendance of young microbiologists.

Who is it for?

A young scientist wishing to apply for a Meeting Attendance Grant should:

  • be a member of a FEMS Member Society or – in special cases – recommended by such a member
  • be younger than 36 years of age at the closing date of the meeting
  • be an active microbiologist
  • be the presenting author of the abstract.

What does it cover?

The meeting grant is used to support the attendance at the Symposium. The Young Scientist is to be granted a minimum of 250 EUR.

This grant is intended to be used to cover:

  • registration fee (grantees will be given a 50% discount on the Full registration fee)
  • accommodation
  • and low budget travel expenses.

How to apply?

Application form can be downloaded in pdf or doc format here:

 A complete application should consist of:

The application should be submitted to the Organising Committee Secretary, Renata Teparić, both by email to and by post (hard copy) to:

Renata Teparić

University of Zagreb
Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology
Pierottijeva 6
HR-10000 Zagreb

Deadline for application

The deadline for application is July 7, 2016. Notifications on the acceptance/rejection of applications will be sent by mail, not later than July 10, 2016.