• Unlock the Potential of the Food Science Community

Student Member If you’re studying food science or a related field, IFT membership can help you succeed.

IFT offers Student Membership to those working toward a degree.  Student members are part of the IFT Student Association (IFTSA), a forward-looking, student-governed community within IFT.

Criteria for Student Membership

  • Matriculation in an educational institution as a full-time student pursuing a degree (Associates or higher) in the field of food science and technology, or in one or more of the sciences or branches of engineering concerned with advancing food science and technology
  • Student Member application must be endorsed by a faculty member
  • Student Membership dues are $50 per year

Dues

Student Members pay $50 in annual dues. Membership includes a subscription to either Food Technology magazine or the online Journal of Food Science. Student Members can choose to receive both publications online at the discounted rate of $25.

 

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FREE One-Year Membership for Graduating Students

If you’re currently a Student Member of IFT & your graduating, take advantage of a *free one-year membership from IFT at the time of your graduation.  It’s a great way to maintain access to all of the resources IFT can provide you with at this critical point in transitioning from student to new professional.


* This offer is intended for those who are no longer in school, and is not available to students. If, as a graduate, you take advantage of this offer and then return to school at a future date, you will no longer be eligible for Student Membership.
David Asiamah

"As a student, IFT has offered me the opportunity to present my scientific work both as an undergraduate and a graduate student. Through IFT's Student Association, I have been able to harness my leadership skills and I have been a recipient of three scholarships through the IFT Foundation."

David Asiamah
Alabama A&M University