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IFT Junior and Senior Scholarships


Scholarship Value: $2,500
Awards Available: 40

The Junior/Senior Scholarship program encourages and supports outstanding undergraduate students to continue to pursue a curriculum leading to a B.S. in an IFT-approved food science and technology program. See the list of Approved Programs.

Policies

A sophomore, junior, or senior with a 3.0 GPA or above, pursuing a curriculum in food science or food technology in an educational institution having an IFT approved degree program is eligible to apply for an IFT scholarship. (for the purposes of this document, approved program means the program meets the "IFT Undergraduate Education Standards for Degrees in Food Science," as determined by the Committee on Higher Education)

Students planning to transfer to a school having an IFT Approved program to complete their Food Science or Food Technology degree must do so by the effective date of the scholarship.

A scholarship award winner that withdraws from school, graduates early or transfers to another major during tenure of the scholarship award, must forfeit their scholarship. The balance of the scholarship will revert to the general fund of Feeding Tomorrow or will be returned to the donor at the discretion of the donor.

There are no scholarship renewals. Current scholarship holders must re‑apply the following year on the same basis as new applicants. All IFT Scholarship Award recipients must be an IFT student association (IFTSA) member to qualify for a scholarship award.

Guidelines

The following information must be included in the application:

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

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

3. Statement outlining student's career objectives.

4. List of extracurricular activities and hobbies.

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

6. Summary of work experience.

7. An official transcript of all college level courses completed must be included with the Junior/Senior application.

8. One letter of recommendation from a faculty member who is familiar with the applicant. The letter should emphasize the applicant’s capabilities with respect to the purpose and eligibility requirements of the scholarship.


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IFT Junior and Senior Scholarships
$10,000 College Scholarship for High School and College Students - $10,000
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Be Bold Scholarship - $25,000
The $25,000 "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply. To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most...
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$1,000 De Novo Scholarship - $1,000
To be eligible for the De Novo Scholarship: A) You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. B) You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
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Nitro Scholarship - $2,000
To be eligible for the Nitro Scholarship you must be: A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States; B) A parent who...
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$1,000 Ascend Scholarship - $1,000
To be Eligible for the Ascend Scholarship: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
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