IFTSA Students

Students

Become a more successful student. Enhance your future as a food science professional. Take advantage of IFT Student Association (IFTSA) and Chapter opportunities to set yourself apart through competitions, networking, and leadership opportunities.  Learn more about student leadership opportunities.

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Enter a Competition

Embrace friendly competition and bolster your resume with one of IFT’s Student Association student competitions. Find the individual or team competition that’s right for you.  Keep an eye on important deadlines to plan your competition and scholarship submissions.

Learn more about competitions

Meet Other Students and Professionals

Share resources and join the conversation with online student groups. Receive professional guidance with eMentor. Discover other ways to get involved.

eMentor

Join a student chapter

Participate in a regional section

Join an online interest group (DIVISION)

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Apply for a Scholarship

IFT’s Foundation, Feeding Tomorrow, offers a variety of academic tuition scholarships for freshman, undergraduate, and graduate students.

Scholarships Overview

Freshman scholarships

Undergraduate scholarships

Graduate scholarships

Travel scholarships

Hear from past recipients

I now have ideas for my career path moving forward that are completely different than I had when I first started school, and that’s all through my involvement with IFT. Because I have seen the possibilities, seen the different career paths of other people, and have a better idea of what interests me and what drives me and what makes me passionate about working in the science of food.

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Graduating Soon?

Get the support you need as a new professional with IFT’s Premier Early Career membership option

Continue your membership

Looking for Classroom Resources?

Browse classroom resources to enrich your science of food curriculum.

Visit our educators page

Become a Student Member of IFT

Start building your network before you need it. Gain access to invaluable resources. Make meaningful connections and life-long friendships.

Student Membership