Evan Turek Memorial Scholarship Sponsored by Kraft Heinz

Kraft HeinzSponsor: Kraft Heinz

About: Evan Turek was an exceptional mentor who was dedicated to helping shape the next generation of food science scientists and developing leaders in the field. Through Feeding Tomorrow, the Evan Turek Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate in food science that embodies the scientific and leadership characteristics of Evan Turek.

The scholarship recipient will also have the opportunity to be considered for an internship at Kraft Heinz in the summer of 2016.

This opportunity is now closed, please continue to check out the Feeding Tomorrow Scholarship page for more scholarship opportunities.


  • One (1) $1,000 Scholarship
  • The scholarship recipient will be considered within a pool of other qualified candidates for a paid summer internship


  • Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time junior who will be a senior Fall 2017 pursuing a food science degree at an IFT-approved undergraduate program for the 2016-2017 academic year. ***If you are currently a senior who will be graduating before May 2016, you are not eligible for this scholarship.
  • Applicant’s major must align with an area of interest at Kraft Heinz (food science, nutrition, agricultural engineering, biochemistry, chemical engineering, dairy science, food chemistry, food engineering, food packaging, non-thermal processing or related discipline)
  • Applicant must have a minimum of a 3.5 cumulative GPA in food science
  • Applicant must demonstrate exceptional leadership experience
  • Applicant must be an IFTSA member at the time of application
  • Applicant must have or obtain a F1 visa if he or she is an international student

Timeframe of Scholarship Recruitment

  • Kraft Heinz will conduct phone and/or video interviews for top candidates in mid November 2016
  • Consideration for Kraft Heinz Internship will be conducted in October/ November 2016

Contact Us

For questions, please contact:

IFT Central
Phone +1312.782.8424
Email info@ift.org