Scholarship Application 2021

Chicago Section IFT / Chicagoland Food Science Foundation Food Industry Scholarship


Applications now open!
Deadline: Friday, March 12, 2021 at 5:00 PM

Freshman Info  Undergraduate and Graduate Info

The Chicagoland Food Science Foundation competitive scholarship program awards up to $50,000 in scholarships each year. Full-time students can win a $5,000 scholarship for the upcoming 2021-2022 academic year. Part-time students and incoming Freshmen can win a $2,500 scholarship.

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Freshman Scholarship – $2,500

Eligible applicants can be awarded $2,500.00 to support studies in food science or a food science related area.

Applicants must either live in the Chicagoland area OR be attending a college in the Chicagoland area.*

Deadline: March 12, 2021 at 5:00 PM

*Applicable regions include the following zip codes: 60000-61999, 62300-62399, 62500-62799, 46300-46499

Freshman Scholarship Application Requirements:

  1. Be a US citizen or Green Card holder – this is required to apply.
  2. Be pursuing a degree in Food Science or Food Science related area (Dairy Science, Microbiology, Chemistry, Nutrition, etc)
  3. Be attending school within the Chicago Section IFT boundaries or have a permanent address within the same boundaries (Applicable regions include the following zip codes: 60000-61999, 62300-62399, 62500-62799, 46300-46499)
  4. Supply contact information (name, phone numbers, and e-mails) for two references. References must be a professor, instructor, teacher, advisor, or supervisor. Provide this link to each of your references.
  5. Provide an unofficial school transcript
  6. Provide a copy of your college admission letter and your acceptance
  7. Provide a copy of either your ACT or your SAT score.
Short Freshman Flyer   Application Questions

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Undergraduate & Graduate Scholarship
$5,000 Full-Time / $2,500 Part-Time Students

Eligible applicants can be awarded $2,500 for part-time students and $5,000 for full-time students to support studies in food science or a food science related area.

Applicants must either live in the Chicagoland area OR be attending a college in the Chicagoland area.*

Deadline: March 12, 2021 at 5:00 PM

*Applicable regions include the following zip codes: 60000-61999, 62300-62399, 62500-62799, 46300-46499

Undergraduate & Graduate Scholarship Application Requirements:

  1. You must be an IFT Member – Join Here
  2. Be a student member of IFT. https://www.ift.org/membership/membership-types/student
  3. Be a US citizen or Green Card holder – this is a requirement
  4. Be pursuing a degree in Food Science or Food Science related area (Dairy Science, Microbiology, Chemistry, Nutrition, etc)
  5. Be attending school within the Chicago Section IFT boundaries or have a permanent address within the same boundaries (Applicable regions include the following zip codes: 60000-61999, 62300-62399, 62500-62799, 46300-46499)
  6. Supply contact information (name, phone numbers, and e-mails) for two references. References must be a professor, instructor, teacher, advisor, or supervisor. Provide this link to each of your references.
  7. Provide an unofficial school transcript
Short Undergraduate & Graduate Flyer   Application Questions

  Apply Now!   Reference Form

Questions? Contact scholarship@chicagofoodscience.org or call 630-916-4960.

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