The FEBS Excellence Award

FEBS announces a prestigious new scheme to support early-career group leaders
The FEBS Excellence Award

FEBS is launching a new programme aimed at supporting highly competitive research in molecular life sciences.

The FEBS Excellence Award will provide funding to early-career group leaders to purchase laboratory equipment and consumables. It is endowed with a €100,000 award.

To qualify for the FEBS Excellence Award, early-career group leaders must present a scientific research track record of proven academic excellence. Candidates must: (i) have obtained their PhD up to 6 years prior to submission of their proposal*; (ii) hold a salaried position in a Host Institution of a FEBS country during the 3-year duration of the Award; (iii) have established and operated at the Host Institution for at least 1 year prior to submission of their proposal; and (iv) belong to a FEBS Constituent Society.

Support period
3 years

Call opening:  June 1, 2021
Deadline for submission: September 1, 2021

*Career breaks such as compulsory national service, ill-health, and parental leave can be taken into account.

For detailed information, please read the following carefully on the FEBS website: Guidelines for FEBS Excellence Awards and Frequently asked questions about FEBS Excellence Awards