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Nominate for a FEMS Award

Our awards recognize that scientific excellence can be found across our diverse community and at all stages of a scientific career. Click the links below to nominate now.

Want to know more about each of the awards? - more information can be found on our website


FEMS-Jensen Award

The FEMS-Jensen Award was established to support Early Career Scientists and microbiologists in particular.

Deadline - 1 March

Please note that you will be able to save and return to your unsubmitted Jensen award application at any time via your myFEMS login.

  • Simply click 'Save draft' at the bottom of the application form

  • When logged back in, go to My applications and click 'Actions' next to the name of your Grant application and click 'Continue'


FEMS-Lwoff Award for Achievements in Microbiology

The FEMS-Lwoff award rewards those that create high quality knowledge that helps to solve today’s societal problems around microbiology. 

Deadline - 10 March


FEMS Early Career Microbiologist Award

This award aims to recognize Early Career Scientists that have realized an excellent body of (published) research and research potential. 

Deadline - early 2023

Please note that you will be able to save and return to your unsubmitted award nomination at any time via your myFEMS login.

  • Simply click 'Save draft' at the bottom of the application form

  • When logged back in, go to My applications and click 'Actions' next to the name of your Grant application and click 'Continue'


FEMS Science Communication Award

We recognize Europe-based microbiologists at any stage of their career that apply science communications and public relations to contribute significantly to the public discourse about science and evidence.

Deadline - 1 May 2023

Please note that you will be able to save and return to your unsubmitted award nomination at any time via your myFEMS login.

  • Simply click 'Save draft' at the bottom of the application form

  • When logged back in, go to My applications and click 'Actions' next to the name of your Grant application and click 'Continue'