Awards and Grants


ESCMID supports young clinicians, researchers and established scholars with awards and grants to acknowledge past achievements and provide an incentive for future accomplishments.
From April 2018 to April 2019, ESCMID supported its members’ research projects and training in the disciplines of clinical microbiology and infectious diseases with 490’000 euros.

Award for Excellence

for outstanding lifetime contribution in the areas of science, education or professional affairs in clinical microbiology and/or infectious diseases.

Young Investigator Award

for Research in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases rewards outstanding research and stimulates further studies at the highest scientific level.

TAE Outstanding Trainee Awards

recognize outstanding trainees in the field.

Research Grant

for outstanding research projects proposed by young ESCMID members.

CAREer Grant

to support ESCMID members to achieve balance between their academic career and family care duties. 

Study Group Research Grant

exclusively available for official collaborative Study Group research projects.

ECCMID Travel Grant

awarded to ESCMID young scientist members with excellent ECCMID abstracts. Applications accepted in autumn 2020 for ECCMID 2021.

Attendance Grant

for Educational and Scientific Meetings supports young colleagues attending an event organized or endorsed by ESCMID. (Individual deadlines apply, which can be found on the dedicated course websites.)