General information

The Federation of European Societies of Plant Biology offers Support Grants for attending the Plant Biology Europe Congresses to master and PhD students and young post-docs working with a group leader member of an affiliated FESPB Scientific Society from member Scientific Societies. FESPB EC, in agreement with the Congress Local Organizers, decides each time the number of the grants available. Grants are awarded on a competitive basis.

The Support Grant covers registration and nights’ accommodation booked and is paid directly by the Federation to the Organisers. The

Support grant winners will have to pay their own travel costs.

In order to apply for a Support Grant, applicants should:

  • Submit an abstract to the Congress within the date indicate in the Congress Web page as presenting and corresponding Authors, ticking the relevant flag on abstract submission
  • Apply according to the indication given at the Congress website

Selection will be performed by FESPB and successful applicants will be notified on the Congress website by the indicated data.

SUPPORT GRANTS FOR “PLANT BIOLOGY EUROPE 2021”The Federation of European Societies of Plant Biology offers 60 Support Grants for master, PhD students and young post-docs from member countries in Europe to attend the FESPB/EPSO Plant Biology Europe 2021 Congress. Grants are available on a competitive basis.

For the 2020-2021 Edition, the support grant only covers registration to the Congress.

Applicants should either be registered as graduate students (master or PhD), or employed as post-doctoral researchers in Plant Biology with a group leader member of an affiliated FESPB Scientific Society (see further information in the Plant Biology Europe Congress webpage).

Note for applicants selected for FESPB Support Grants for PBE2020: FESPB will confirm Support Grants (covering registration to PBE2021) awarded for PBE2020 to applicants that confirm or update their abstract keeping their position of presenting and corresponding Authors. To this aim, applicants elected for PBE2021 FESPB Support Grants will be directly contacted by the Congress Secretariat before 31 January 2021 in order to define their position in relation to the FESPB Support Grant.