Scholarships for Food Science Majors

The food industry is huge and offers a wide range of career opportunities to food science professionals. And, fortunately for food science majors, there is a wide range of scholarship opportunities available to help them pay for school. Numerous foundations, professional organizations and corporations encourage students to prepare for careers in the field by providing them with scholarships. Some scholarships for food science majors require students to enroll in an Institute of Food Technologist-approved program, or have to a specific focus for a research project. Applicants also may be required to submit an essay and letters of recommendation. Scholarships are available to both graduating high school seniors and students already enrolled in college. Check out the list below to learn more about the scholarships for food science majors.

Showing 1-15 of 15 scholarships
View Details Asparagus Club Scholarship Baton Rouge Area Foundation
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-30-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Business|Food Management|
  • Career: |Grocery (Industry)|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College junior|College senior|
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The Asparagus Club Scholarship was founded in 1909 to generate a spirit of cooperation and fellowship among members of the grocery industry. Applicants must be juniors, seniors or graduate students pursuing a degree in business, food management.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Project SEED College Scholarship American Chemical Society (ACS)
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • December 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Food Science|Biochemistry|Chemical Engineering|Chemistry|Pharmacy|Materials Science|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Incoming College Freshman|
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The scholarship is open to high school seniors who have participated in ACS Project SEED. It aims to assist former SEED participants in their transition from high school to college. Applicants must pursue a major in chemistry or a chemical-related field such as chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemistry, materials science or other closely related field including pharmacy or food science.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 10,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Food Science|
  • School (College): |UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Post-graduate|
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This scholarship was established by Michael Pollan to help the postgraduate students of UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 3,000 - 6,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Food Science|Biochemistry|Chemical Engineering|Environmental Science|Chemistry|Environmental Engineering|Chemical Technology|Materials Science|Agricultural Chemistry|Ceramic Science/ Chemistry/Technology|Forensic Science/Chemistry|Industrial Chemistry|Nano Science|Paper and Pulp Technology|Toxicology|Petroleum Engineering|
  • Residence: Live in |United States| as a |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Career: Pursue a career in |Science Teacher|Chemistry Teacher|
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Sponsored by American Chemical Society, the scholarship is awarded to professionals in the chemistry field pursuing a Masters degree in education or becoming certified as a chemistry/science teacher. Applicant must have at least one year work experience in a chemistry-related profession but cannot have more than one year experience as a high school chemistry teacher.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Feeding Tomorrow General Education Scholarships Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Food Science|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The Feeding Tomorrow scholarship awards to graduating high school students pursuing a degree in food science.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Aact'S John Kitt Memorial Scholarship American Association of Candy Technologists
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  • 2,500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Food Science|Biological Science|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Four-year|
  • Career: Pursue a career in |Chemical Sciences|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational support to deserving college sophomores, juniors or seniors who are planning to pursue a degree in food science, chemical science, biological science, or a related area at an accredited, four-year college or university within North America.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Food Science|Food Microbiology|Food Engineering|
  • Organization: Institute of Food Technologists (Professional Organization)
  • Age / Grade Level: |Doctoral-level study|
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The Institute for Thermal Processing Specialists Ph.D. Degree Scholarship is a 2000 scholarship awarded to doctoral students taking up food science, food engineering, or food microbiology as it relates to food preservation.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Food Science|Food Microbiology|Food Engineering|
  • Organization: Institute of Food Technologists (Professional Organization)
  • Age / Grade Level: |Master's-level study|
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The Institute for Thermal Processing Specialists MS Degree Scholarship is a $2,000 scholarship awarded to master students taking up food science, food engineering, or food microbiology as it relates to food preservation.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Food Science|
  • Organization: Institute of Food Technologists (Professional Organization)
  • Age / Grade Level: |Master's-level study|Doctoral-level study|
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Mike Jimenez Scholarship is named after Dr. Miguel A. Jimenez, a food scientist and longtime supporter of Institute of Food Technologists. This scholarship is awarded to eligible to students pursuing a graduate degree in food science.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Sensory and Consumer Science|
  • Organization: Food Science Club (Club)
  • Age / Grade Level: |First-year graduate student|Second-Year Masteral Student|
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IFT Sensory and Consumer Sciences Division Silver Celebration MS Scholarship is a $2000 scholarship awarded to sensory and consumer science graduate students.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Food Microbiology|
  • Organization: Institute of Food Technologists (Professional Organization)
  • Age / Grade Level: |Master's-level study|Doctoral-level study|
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The IFT Food Microbiology Division Scholarship is a $1000 prize given to a food microbiology graduate student.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Food Science|
  • Organization: Institute of Food Technologists (Professional Organization)
  • Age / Grade Level: |Master's-level study|Doctoral-level study|
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The IFT Food Laws and Regulations Division Scholarship is 1,500 awarded to a masteral or doctoral student taking up food science with a specialization in agriculture policy, food laws, regulation, food policy, or nutrition policy.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Food Science|
  • Organization: Institute of Food Technologists (Professional Organization)
  • Age / Grade Level: |Master's-level study|Doctoral-level study|
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IFT Nutraceutical and Functional Foods Division Scholarship is a $1000 scholarship awarded to masteral and graduate students who are conducting research in the field of nutraceuticals and functional foods.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Edlong Dairy Technologies ScholarshipAward Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Food Science|
  • Organization: Institute of Food Technologists (Professional Organization)
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|Master's-level study|Doctoral-level study|
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The Edlong Dairy Technologies Scholarship is a created by Edlong Dairy Technologies. This 3000 scholarship is given to selected undergraduate, masteral and doctoral students taking up food science with an emphasis on dairy flavors and/or dairy science.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Food Science|
  • Organization: Institute of Food Technologists (Professional Organization)
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|Doctoral-level study|
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Dr. Richard L. Hall Scholarship in Flavor Science is one of Feeding Tomorrows annual scholarships awarded to students who are taking a graduate degree in food science. This scholarship is funded by the Flavor and Extract Manufacturers Association (FEMA), to honor a MS of PhD student whose is engaged in research for the area of safety assessment of flavors.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
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