Sensory and Consumer Sciences Achievement Award

Purpose:  To recognize excellence within the sensory and consumer sciences field.

Sponsor: Sensory and Consumer Sciences Division Fund of Feeding Tomorrow

Award:  $3,000 and a plaque

Eligibility:  The award applies to all disciplines within the field of sensory and consumer sciences.  Nominees have advanced the profession and have brought honor and recognition to it by demonstrating leadership and dedication through a distinguished career.  In considering the further qualifications of nominees, priority shall be given to a record of achievement which has transformational and measurable impact within the food industry.

Special Instructions: 

Please submit the following documents with your nomination:

  • Nomination Statement; must not be more than four typed pages
  • Letter of Reference


2019 Award Nominations

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Required Reading

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)