SfAM Grants

SfAM provides five different grants to assist its members attending the 8th Congress of European Microbiologists.  

SfAM members may apply for multiply grants at www.sfam.org.uk after 5 November 2018. Terms and conditions apply. 


SfAM & FEMS Congress Accommodation Grant

Deadline – 4 weeks prior to event

Who can apply – SfAM members (of more than 12 months)  

Includes – up to £300 towards accommodation only. 

Apply online at www.sfam.org.uk (after 5 November 2018)


SfAM Conference Studentship Grant

Deadline – 15 January 2019 

Who can apply – Full time students who are SfAM ECS or International Members at the time of application and who are presenting a poster or talk at the Congress.  Abstracts must be submitted to and approved by FEMS.

Includes – Registration fees, accommodation, and reasonable meal and travel expenses. 

Apply online at www.sfam.org.uk (after 5 November 2018)


SfAM President’s Fund Grant 

Deadline – 15 January 2019 

Who can apply – SfAM members (of more than 12 months) who are presenting a poster or talk at the Congress, and who have not had a President’s Fund Grant within the last 3 years.  Abstracts must be submitted to and approved by FEMS.

Includes – up to £1,200 towards registration fees, accommodation, and reasonable meal and travel expenses.

Apply online at www.sfam.org.uk (after 5 November 2018)


SfAM Registration Fees Grant

Deadline – 4 weeks prior to event

Who can apply – SfAM members (of more than 12 months) living in UK or ROI and who have not had a Registration Fees Grant within the last 3 years.

Includes – up to £300 towards registration fees.

Apply online at www.sfam.org.uk (after 5 November 2018)


SfAM Care Support Grant

Deadline – 4 weeks prior to event

Who can apply – SfAM members (of more than 12 months)

Includes – up to £300 towards the cost of care provision for either a dependant or the applicant to facilitate attendance to the Congress.

Apply online at www.sfam.org.uk (after 5 November 2018)