FEMS Grants

FEMS is a sponsor of the Power of Microbes 2023 Symposium, and offers to support the attendance of  Early Career Scientists.


FEMS Grants

This meeting is selected by the Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS) to offer grants for event participation for Early Career Scientists**.



To apply for this grant, you would need to meet following requirements:

  • be a member of a FEMS Member Society* or be recommended by such a member
  • be an Early Career Scientist**
  • be an Active Microbiologist
  • be presenting author at the meeting (oral or poster)


*Find out if your society is a FEMS Member at https://fems-microbiology.org/member-societies/

**These are active microbiologists who obtained the highest academic degree – Bachelor, Master or PhD – less than five years prior to the application deadline date, or are a Master or PhD student. Periods of maternity/paternity leave, special leave or illness do not count toward this definition.



Please submit a completed Early Career Scientists Meeting Grant Application Form if you are eligible, and wish to apply for the FEMS Early Career Scientists Meeting Grant.

Download and fill out the application form and send it to e-mail: powerofmicrobes@hmd-cms.hr, together with a copy of the abstract.

Please send all the required documents in a single pdf file.

Please use the e-mail subject “FEMS ECS Meeting Grant Application”.



February 15th, 2023


Additional benefits

As a FEMS Member Society member, you can:

  • benefit from the grant provided for this meeting (see Eligibility above)
  • apply for a range of other FEMS Grants
  • benefits/discounts off the registration fee for FEMS Congresses/Conferences
  • benefit from a 25% discount off a selection of Oxford University Press books