ECCMID Travel Grants 2021

The application for ECCMID 2021 travel grants will open on the 11th January 2021 and will close on the 24th February 2021.


ESCMID Young Scientist members (35 years-of-age or younger), who wish to attend the 31st ECCMID in Vienna, may apply for support. Abstracts are evaluated by blind review and on this basis, up to 100 abstracts with the highest scores are offered free registration. Of these individuals, an additional travel grant is awarded to those with the highest scores are awarded.


A travel grant will include full registration to the congress and a travel allowance amounting to EUR 500 (paid in cash onsite against presentation of an identity card or passport).

Eligibility criteria

Travel grants and free registrations are both conditional upon the acceptance of an abstract. The applicant must be presenting author of an abstract submitted for the 31st ECCMID and as well as an ESCMID Young Scientist member (35 years-of-age or younger).

In order to be eligible for this grant, the candidate must be an ESCMID Young Scientist member starting on or before March 1, 2021 at 12:00 CET.

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Application procedure

Applications for travel grants are accepted from 11 January 2021 until 24 February 2021.

Application for a travel grant must be indicated during the abstract submission process. The presenting author is the one who is eligible for the grant.

In the case of multiple travel grant applications being made for one presenting author, the highest-rates abstract will be the one that is counted.

Grant outcome notifications will be sent in late April of 2021.


The names of successful applicants may be published on and other ESCMID publications.