The Society has funds from which it makes grants to members for specific purposes. Please consult the full rules before applying for a grant. Details and application forms may be obtained by clicking on the appropriate link below or by contacting the SGM Grants
Office. All applications should be submitted to the Grants Office unless otherwise stated.
Scientific Meetings Travel Grants - limited grants to enable early-career microbiologists to present their work at scientific meetings. Application form necessary. No retrospective applications accepted. Applications accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year.
President's Fund for Research Visits - grants to allow early career graduate scientists, resident and employed in the UK or Republic of Ireland, to visit any other country in order to carry out a defined piece of research within an existing (or to develop a new) collaboration. The project may be in any field of microbiology.
The visits may be of one to three month's duration. The award offers a maximum contribution of £3000 towards the cost of return travel, accommodation, subsistence and consumables in the host laboratory. An award panel made up of members of SGM Council will consider applications.
Closing dates for applications:
20 March 2008 and 26 September 2008