For Postgraduate Student Associate Members

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.

Postgraduate Student Conference Grants - cover travel and accommodation expenses for attendance at one SGM confernece each year. Applicants must be Postgraduate Student Associate Members resident and registered for a PhD in an EU country. Application form necessary.
Closing dates in 2011:
Harrogate: 8 April 2011
Belfast: 15 April 2011
Tallaght: 30 August 2011
York: 2 September 2011

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 PhD students, resident and registered in the UK or Republic of Ireland, to visit any other country to carry out research in a suitable laboratory 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 months 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 date 23 September 2011

GRADschool Grants - Limited awards to contribute the full course-fees of a Vitae national personal development residential course. Applicants must be resident and registered for a PhD in the UK. Funds are limited so early application is advised.

Heatley-Payne Travel Award - grant of up to £3000 for one PhD student, registered at a university in the UK or Ireland, to present work at the Annual General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology and make a short research visit of up to 3 weeks at a laboratory in the USA.
Closing date for 2012 to be announced

Hayes-Burnet Travel Award - grant of up to £3000 for one PhD student, registered at a university in the UK or Ireland, to present work at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian Society for Microbiology and make a short research visit of up to three weeks at laboratory in Australia.
Closing date for 2012 to be announced

Student Society Sponsored Lectures - small grants to cover the travel and other expenses of up to two speakers on microbiological topics each year at student society meetings. Application form necessary.

Last modified 28 March 2011

   

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