IFT Graduate Scholarships

Scholarship Value: $5,000
Awards Available: 40

The Graduate Scholarship Program encourages and supports graduate research and education in food science and food technology.


Student applicants must possess a minimum of a 3.0 GPA and an exemplary interest in food science and research together with demonstrated scientific aptitude. Research in such disciplines as genetics, horticulture, nutrition, microbiology, biochemistry, engineering, chemistry, etc. is not eligible unless it is directly related to the student's research program in food science, except as otherwise noted.

The school of enrollment can be any educational institution conducting fundamental investigations for the advancement of food science and food technology, unless there are stated exceptions of scholarship criteria for sponsored scholarships.

The following information must be included in the application:

1. Name, school address, home address, email and telephone number(s).

2. Degrees held, date received and department and institution where degrees were received.

3. Degree and date degree is expected. Department and institution where study will be conducted.

4. Statement outlining student's career objectives.

5. List of extracurricular activities and hobbies.

6. List of awards, honors, and scholarships received.

7. Detailed information regarding publications and presentations.

8. Summary of work experience.

An official transcript of all college level courses completed must be included with the graduate application. Applications without official transcripts will be disqualified. One letter of recommendation from deans, department heads, professors, or supervisors who have supervised the applicant or are familiar with the academic work of the applicant must also be included. The letter should emphasize applicant's capabilities with respect to the purpose and eligibility requirements of the scholarships.

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