Member Society Grants

A number of travel grants to attend the FENS Forum 2022 are offered by FENS member societies. Each organisation will have different eligibility criteria and deadlines for application. Please check the links that will appear over time below for the details, as each organisation has different eligibility criteria and deadlines for application.

Please note that only one grant per individual will be awarded. Some grants may be in the form of reimbursed registration and/or abstract submission fees; an individual cannot benefit from two grants even if one is for travel and the second one is for a reimbursed fee.

If you want to provide a grant for the FENS Forum 2022, please contact the FENS office at grants@fens.org

Travel grant amount: 500 Euro (physical travel) or registration and abstract handling fees if virtual

Criteria for selection:

  • Eligible are doctoral students and young postdoc up to four years after completion of their PhD or MD
  • who participate with an own contribution as first author, and
  • who are GNS member regardless whether they work in Germany or abroad.

The following documents must be submitted in German or English:

  • Motivation letter (max. 3000 characters including spaces)
  • CV (max. 3000 characters including spaces)
  • List of publications (if applicable)
  • Copy of the abstract submitted to the FENS Forum
  • Short letter of recommendation. Each group leader can support one application only.
  • Applications by young researcher working in coordinated programs (SFB, SPP, FOR, GRK) or „Blaue Liste“ Institutes (MPI etc.) must contain a statement by the group leader why support by the GNS is needed.

Further information can be found here.

If you want to provide a grant for the FENS Forum 2022, please contact the FENS office at grants@fens.org