Nicholas Appert Award
Purpose: To honor an IFT member or nonmember for preeminence in and contributions to the field of food technology.
Award: $5,000 honorarium from IFT and a bronze medal from the Chicago Section of IFT
Eligibility: The nominee must have made consistent--and essentially lifetime--contributions to food science and technology. Factors of personality or achievement outside the field of food technology cannot be considered. For a detailed description and history of the award and the accomplishments of past winners, see the article, "The Nicholas Appert Medalists--A Reflection of the Growth of Food Science and Technology," by Alina Surmacka Szczesniak, Food Technology, September 1992, pp. 144-152.
Special Instructions: The Nomination Statement must not be more than four typed pages.