The submission of grant applications is now closed.


With the help of the FEMS society, we are pleased to announce a call for Young Scientist Meeting Grant (YSMG) application, to support their attendance at the 4th International Conference on Polar and Alpine Microbiology 2011, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Award of 400 EUR can typically cover the grantee' s cost of housing and the meeting registration.


Please fill out the provided form (YSMG application form is available in PDF and DOC format) and send it together with your abstract to pa.microbiology(at)



A young scientist applying for a YSMG grant should be:

1. A member of a FEMS Member Society (for European Young Scientists) or recommended by such member (for non-European Young Scientists);

2. Younger than 36 years of age at the closing date of the Meeting;

3. An active microbiologist;

4. A presenting author of the abstract;

5. Only grantees that are present at the Meeting will receive a grant.