Deadline: Check website

Eligibility: Awarded to scholastically outstanding high school seniors entering college for the first time in an IFT-approved program in food science or food technology (listed on website). Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Scholarships are also available for college sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students.

Award: $1,000 (16 awards).

Contact: Application available after October 15 at www.ift.org/Community/Students/Scholarships/Freshman-Scholarships.aspx