Myron Solberg Award

Purpose: To honor an IFT member for providing leadership in the establishment and successful development and continuation of industry/government/academia cooperative organization.

: $3,000 honorarium + plaque from the Myron Solberg Endowment Fund of Feeding Tomorrow

Eligibility: The nominee must have demonstrated world-class excellence in food science and leadership abilities leading to the successful development and/or sustenance of a cooperative organization consisting of two or more of the following: industry/government/academia.

Special Instructions:
The nomination statement must not be more than four typed pages. Do not include a curriculum vitae or lists of publications, but cite relevant supporting material such as patents, news or magazine articles, or publications as appropriate.

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Nomination Statement Requirements:

  • Not to exceed four typed pages
  • Include educational background, professional affiliations, honors, and appointments of nominee
  • List offices held (IFT, section, division) and dates; committees served on (IFT, section, division) and dates; and other IFT activities
  • Explain why this individual should receive this award (refer to the “Eligibility” section in the award description as shown below)

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