General Mills Graduate Scholarship and Internship

General MillsSponsor: General Mills

About: Feeding Tomorrow has partnered with General Mills to recognize the exceptional leadership and scholastic achievements of graduate students pursuing advanced degrees in food science. General Mills will award a graduate student a $5,000 scholarship and a twelve week paid internship in Research and Development for the summer of 2016. 

The deadline for the 2016 scholarship is October 9, 2015 at 11:59PM CT

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  • One (1) $5,000 graduate scholarship
  • One paid summer internship with subsidized housing with General Mills


  • Applicant must be a full-time graduate student enrolled in a MS or Ph.D. food science program with an interest in Research and Development (must not graduate prior to June 2016)
  • Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Applicant must have or obtain an F-1 visa if they are an international student. Please note: applicant must currently have the right to work in the US on an ongoing basis to work in the Research and Development internship.
  • Applicant must be a member of the IFT Student Association at the time of application
  • Applicant must be able to work a 11-12 week internship during June – August 2016

Timeframe of Scholarship/Internship Recruitment:

  • General Mills recruiters will conduct phone interviews for top candidates in October 2015
  • Recipients will be notified by November 2015
  • Candidates will receive scholarship money by August 2016
  • General Mills 12-week internship will begin in late May or June and conclude in August 2016.

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