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Scholarship Recipients

Feeding Tomorrow scholarships enrich students' lives by making it possible to focus on their studies and extend their experience beyond the classroom with internships or travel scholarships to the IFT Annual Event & Food Expo. Meet some of the students who are already reaping the benefits of support from Feeding Tomorrow.

Scholarship Recipient Testimonials

Intern+ Scholarships
General Mills Intern+
Ying Fan, University of Florida

Ingredion Intern+
Melissa Page, Cornell University

Kraft Heinz Intern+
Heather Carbon, University of Idaho
Mérieux NutriSciences
Sarah O’Donnell, Illinois Institute of Technology

PepsiCo Intern+
Jenna Fryer, The Ohio State University
Graduate Scholarships
Dr. Richard L. Hall Scholarship in Flavor Science
Allison Brown, Penn State University Park

Edlong Scholarship
Mark Bollom, Iowa State University

Feeding Tomorrow General Graduate Scholarship – Top Ranking
Amadeus Ahnan, University of Massachusetts Amherst*
Ryan Ardoin, Louisiana State University
Amber Bassett, Michigan State University
Sonali Raghunath, University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Maryam Enteshari, South Dakota State University
Sophia Pinton, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Asmita Singh, University of Arkansas
Jennifer Vuia-Riser, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

IFT Food Laws and Regulations Division Scholarship
Manreet Bhullar, Iowa State University
Gerber Endowment in Pediatric Nutrition
Ama Adadzewa Eshun, University of Ghana
Liv Dedon, University of Massachusetts Amherst

IFT Food Microbiology Division Scholarship
Karuna Kharel, Lousiana State University

IFT Sensory and Consumer Sciences Division Sliver Celebration PhD Scholarship
Mackenzie Hannum, The Ohio State University

IFT Sensory Consumer Sciences Division Silver Celebration MS Scholarship
Jessie Payne, Kansas State University

Institute for Thermal Processing Specialists PhD Degree Scholarship
Yagmur Yegin, Texas A&M University

Institute for Thermal Processing Specialists MS Degree Scholarship
Claire Marik, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Mike Jimenez Scholarship, Sponsored by the IFT International Division
Millicent Yeboah-Awudzi, Louisiana State University

*Top-ranked general scholarship recipient.

Undergraduate Scholarships

Barbara B. Keenan Scholarship
Abbey Shiefelbein, Kansas State University

Dr. Ann C. Hollingsworth Student Leadership Scholarship
Michael Diehl, Texas A&M University

Edlong Scholarship
Brianna McBride, Iowa State University

Evan Turek Memorial Scholarship
Nancy He, McGill University
Vanessa Ward, Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University

Feeding Tomorrow General Undergraduate Scholarship
Eileen Foerster, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Jason Hsu, Penn State University Park
Cydney Jackson, Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University
Sidra Mohammed, University of Guelph
Julia Schmidt, Purdue University
Lydia Schneider, University of Kentucky
Lydia Waterman, University of Idaho
Jasmin Yang, Oregon State University*
IFT Food Engineering Division Scholarship 
Alexander Hall, Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University 

IFT Food Microbiology Division Scholarship 
Christina Wormald, University of Massachusetts Amherst 

IFT Past Presidents Scholarship
Molly Carroll 

Institute for Thermal Processing Specialists – Irving Pflug Memorial Scholarship 
Thomas Culp, Rutgers University–New Brunswick 

*Top-ranked general scholarship recipient.

Freshman Scholarships
Feeding Tomorrow General Freshman Scholarship
Grace Enright, Cornell University
Brandon Leavitt, University of Arkansas
Sandi Levine, University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Heather Milliron, Purdue University
Natalia Rodriguez, Purdue University
Summer Scholars
Cornell University Summer Scholars
Cydney Jackson, Alabama A&M University

North Carolina State University Summer Scholars
Julia Kady, University of Florida

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Discover the types support we provide food science students through our scholarship and internship programs.


Feeding Tomorrow offers academic scholarships to current graduate and undergraduate students in the science of food, as well as to incoming freshman. We also offer travel scholarships to the IFT Annual Event & Food Expo.

Learn more about our scholarships program


The Feeding Tomorrow Intern+ Program connects students interested in exploring careers, building practical skills, and gaining real world experience in the science of food with internship opportunities at leading food companies.

Learn more about Intern+

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