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Thanks to various food companies, food industry trade associations, professional societies and individuals, the OSU Department of Food Science and Technology is fortunate to coordinate a reasonable number of scholarships and grants.
Most student awards are undergraduate scholarships which recognize academic performance and achievement in Food Science (which includes club activities, internships, or other professional development activities within the Food Science field).
Early Winter term is the time to make application for academic year scholarships. Deadlines vary but many are as early as February 1 and may extend as late as mid April.
|Application Deadline||Sponsoring Organization||Who May Apply|
|February 1||OSU Academic Scholarships||Incoming Freshmen/Transfer|
|February 5||National Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)||Graduate and Undergraduate Students|
|February 15||College of Agricultural Sciences||Current Students/Transfer Students|
|February 15||Oregon Student Assistance Commission||Early Bird|
|February 28||FAFSA (Priority funding deadline) received at OSU Financial Aid Office||Graduate and Undergraduate Students|
|March 1||Oregon Student Assistance Commission||Oregon Residents|
|March 1||American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV)||Graduate and Undergraduate Students|
|April 1||National Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)||Incoming Freshmen|
|April||Northwest Food Processors Association||Residents of Oregon, Washington, Idaho|
|Dec. 15, 2017 & July 15, 2018||Jessica Gavin Scholarship Program||Current undergraduate or graduate students|
Contact Information for Scholarships
Department of Food Science and Technology
Mail: Scholarships, Attn: Holly Templeton, Oregon State University, Dept. of Food Science & Technology | Phone: (541) 737-6486 | toll-free: (800) 823-2357 | Fax: (541) 737-1877 | email