Nordic Microscopy Society is affiliated with European Microscopy Society (EMS) and International Federation of Societies for Microscopy (IFSM)


Travel Grants

Travel grants are available for young scientists (PhD students and PhDs up to 10 yrs from dissertation) and technicians who are members of the Nordic Microscopy Society, to attend SCANDEM annual meeting, other microscopical meetings or for laboratory visits, within or outside Europe. Membership can be applied together with a grant. However, priority will be given to applicants who became SCANDEM members in the preceding year, or earlier. An applicant who received SCANDEM travel grant in the past two years is not eligible to apply for a new grant. The amount of travel grant shall not exceed 500 EUR. Grants for participating SCANDEM meetings have priority. A short application stating the purpose, timepoint and costs of the journey with a statement from a group leader and an abstract in case of a congress is sent to by April 30 annually, unless otherwise stated. Travel grant application.

Educational Grants

Educational grants are available for all Nordic Microscopy Society members organizing microscopy courses or for other educational purposes related to microscopy. Educational grants usually are 1 000 EUR. A short application together with an estimation of the costs is sent to In case of a course, enclose the course schedule. Educational grant application.


The Board makes the decision of grants in board meeting. Applications should be available to the Secretary General on April 30 annually, unless otherwise stated. Late applications are handled if available prior to board meetings.