Since its earliest days, FEBS has had a strong emphasis on promoting the training of young scientists during their PhD studies and also during the post-doctoral stages of research careers. Financial support has also recently been extended to the early-career group leader stage.

PhD students and early-career postdoctoral scientists who are members of a FEBS Constituent Society of FEBS are eligible to apply for:

In addition, early-career group leaders may be eligible to apply for FEBS Excellence Awards to support research costs.

Most of these schemes are aimed at scientists working within the FEBS area; please see the relevant sections of the FEBS website for full details.

Financial support for researchers in disadvantaged FEBS countries

In addition to the opportunities above for early-career researchers, scientists from countries with Hinari (Research4Life) status in the FEBS area, who are members of their FEBS Constituent Society, may be eligible for:

  • Ukrainian Short-Term Fellowships to support research visits abroad
  • the FEBS Congress Mathias Sprinzl scheme for reduced registration fees and Sprinzl travel grants at a FEBS Congress (see the current FEBS Congress website for details)