SfAM Grants

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

SfAM members may apply for multiple grants at www.sfam.org.uk. 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


SfAM & FEMS Congress 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


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


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 


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