IFT Feeding Tomorrow Scholarship Program , USA

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IFT Feeding Tomorrow Scholarship Program

(1) $2,000 Flavors and Extract Manufacturers Association: Dr. Richard L. Hall Scholarship in Flavor Science
This student will devote his or her graduate studies to using sound science in the safety assessment of flavors.

(1) $2,500 Frito-Lay scholarship
Corporate scholarship funded by Frito-Lay.

(1) $5,000 General Mills
Scholarship and paid summer internship with discounted housing.

(1) $3,000 Gerber Endowment in Pediatric Nutrition
This scholarship is intended for students conducting research in nutrition with an emphasis in pediatrics. Recipients are required to provide the sponsor with a progress report in mid-December of no more than 5 typed, double-spaced pages.

(1) $1,000 IFT Carbohydrate Division
The Carbohydrate Division of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) was organized in the early 1970s to provide leadership and technical expertise in carbohydrate chemistry.

(1) $500 IFT Carbohydrate Division Second Place

(2) $2,000 IFT Food Microbiology Division
Student must be, or apply to become, a member of the IFT Food Microbiology Division at the time of the application. Student must submit a statement of interest in food microbiology, including description of career objectives and professional aspirations.

(1) $1,000 IFT Food Packaging Division
Student must be a member of the Food Packaging Division, and research must concentrate in food packaging.

(1) $1,500 IFT New York Section
Scholarship awarded to a student attending college in the Northeast.

(1) $2,500 IFT Quality Assurance Division, William A. Golomski Memorial
Student must have taken at least one course in quality assurance who demonstrates a definite interest in this specialty.

(1) $2,000 IFT Sensory and Consumer Sciences Division Silver Celebration (Master’s)
The Master’s scholarship is available to a graduate student that has been enrolled in a graduate degree program less than 2 years at the time the award is made.  The following IFT graduate scholarship policies and procedures do not apply to this award :

  • A written report is required at the midpoint of the academic year by the student earning a specialized scholarship.
  • The applicant must forfeit his or her graduate scholarship if the research is not completed or if he or she completes the graduate degree before the end of the academic year the scholarship was awarded.

(1) $5,000 IFT Sensory and Consumer Sciences Division Silver Celebration (Ph.D.)
This scholarship is available to a graduate student in a doctoral program conducting research focused on food sensory and consumer science.

(3) $2,500 Feeding Tomorrow
General scholarships from the Feeding Tomorrow Scholarship Fund.

(2) $5,000 Feeding Tomorrow
General scholarships from the Feeding Tomorrow Scholarship Fund.

(18) $2,000 IFeeding Tomorrow
General scholarships from the Feeding Tomorrow Scholarship Fund.

(1) $2,000 Society of Flavor Chemists
The scholarship is for a student conducting research either in flavor chemistry or a food technology area involving some aspect of flavor chemistry.

(1) $2,000 The Institute for Thermal Processing Specialists (Master’s)
Scholarship will be presented annually to a graduate student in a master’s program studying food science, food engineering or applied microbiology as it relates to food preservation.

(1) $2,000 The Institute for Thermal Processing Specialists (Ph.D)
Scholarship will be presented annually to a graduate student in a doctoral program studying food science, food engineering or applied microbiology as it relates to food preservation.

Payments

All IFT Scholarships will be distributed in two payments, August 15 and January 15, through the department heads. Upon receiving each payment, we ask the department heads to verify registration of the scholarship / fellowship recipients.

In addition, all recipients will receive recognition at a Regional Section meeting where the university is located, by a representative of the sponsor whenever possible.

Feeding Tomorrow scholarship applications will be available online beginning October 15th 2010,  for the 2011-2012 academic year.