Scholarships in Food Science

Islamic Development Bank Loan Program

Award: $15,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident who is under the age of 24 and has confirmed admission into a professional degree program. Applicant must be majoring in one of the following areas of study: agriculture, dentistry, economics, engineering, food technology, forestry/fishery, media, medical technology, medicine, nursing, nutrition, pharmacy, political science, social science, or veterinary medicine. High academic achievement and financial need are required. Recipient must not be in receipt of any other loan.

Undergraduate Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a current AACCI Student Division member who is an advanced undergraduate (junior or senior status) and has an interest in and intent to pursue a career in grain-based food science and technology or in a related area, including oilseeds, in industry, academia, or government must be demonstrated. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Graduate Fellowship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a current AACCI Student Division member who is a graduate student with an interest and intent to pursue research in grain-based food science and technology.

AACT John Kitt Memorial Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 18

Applicant must be a college sophomore, junior, or senior who is attending an accredited, four-year college or university in the United States who is majoring in food science, chemical science, biological science, or related area. A demonstrated interest in confectionery technology is required.

Midwest Dairy Association Scholarship

Award: $1,200, Deadline: February 1 (admitted deadline); February 15 (scholarship application deadline)

Applicant must be a freshman student from Minnesota who is pursuing a degree in agricultural business, agriculture sales/marketing, food science, or another daily-related degree.

IDDBA Undergraduate/Graduate Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 1; April 1; July 1; October 1

Applicant must be a high school senior, current college student, or returning college student studying a food-related field such as culinary arts, baking, business, food science, or marketing. Must be an employee of an IDDBA-member company (check qualifying companies here www.iddba.org) and work at least 13 hours a week. Minimum 2.5 GPA, transcript, and letter of reference required.

Dean Foods Company FFA Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 8

Applicants must be under the age of 23 and pursuing four-year degrees at U.S. institutions in the following major areas: dairy science, livestock management, sustainable agriculture, food science and technology or pre-vet/veterinary sciences. Selection is based on exceptional leadership ability, demonstrated service to the community and financial need.

Kikkoman Foods Inc. FFA Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 8

Applicants must be majoring in one of the following fields: food science, food technology, food service management, dietetics, agricultural business management or some non-agricultural fields. Students must be residents of or planning to attend a college in Wisconsin. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

E.H. Marth Food and Environmental Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: July 1

Applicants must be Wisconsin residents who are enrolled at or have been accepted into a postsecondary institution that is either located in the state of Wisconsin or that has a reciprocal enrollment agreement with Wisconsin. They must be or plan to be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate academic program that is related to food science, environmental sanitation or dairy science. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Iowa Pork Foundation Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicants must be Iowa residents who are enrolled at or who plan to enroll at a two-year or four-year postsecondary institution located in Iowa. They must be majoring in or have plans to major in an agriculture-related undergraduate program that focuses on swine production. They must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

The Phyllis V. Roberts Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicants must be Virginia residents and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students will need to submit three letters of reference, a short essay explaining why they have chosen a graduate degree in Food Science/Nutritional Science. Applicants should have a goal of helping to address food insecurity in our communities.

General Mills - Total Quality Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: May 1

Applicants must be an incoming freshman or existing undergraduate with a 3.00 GPA in Food Science at Alabama A&M University.

Multicultural Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: May 1

Applicants must have a minimum high school grade point average of 3.0 and an average ACT score of 21 or higher. Students must submit a letter of recommendation by high school teachers and counselors and a completed Multicultural Scholars application containing an essay outlining the student's desire to major in a given food and agricultural science major and future career plans. Scholarship specific to Alabama A&M University.