W.K. Kellogg International Food Security Award & Lectureship

Purpose: To honor an IFT member working in academics, research institutes or the government, regardless of geographic origin, whose outstanding efforts result in one or more of the following:

  1. Enabling and increasing access to nutritious food in non-industrialized countries;
  2. Developing emerging technologies and/or research that addresses non-industrialized countries food needs, food safety, and food security; and/or   
  3. Contributing toward the technological development in one or more local food industries to help foster economic development in non-industrialized countries.

Sponsor: Kellogg Company

Champion: IFT International Division

Award: $3,500 honorarium, complimentary registration to IFT’s Annual Meeting & Food Expo and a plaque. Total award is valued at more than $4,000.

Eligibility: Nominees must be members of IFT working in academic environments, research institutes or the government and be actively engaged in training scientists. Mid-level career academicians are encouraged to apply, although nominees from all career levels are welcomed.  The nomination and any supporting material must be submitted together and be received by IFT no later than December 1 (extension is very likely; an update on the date will be forwarded in time)

For more information click here:
http://www.ift.org/membership/awards-and-recognition/achievement-awards/~/media/BEDC16E253284E208D8D6BAA483EE594.pdf (online nomination form)

http://www.ift.org/membership/awards-and-recognition/achievement-awards/wk-kellogg-international-food-security-award.aspx  (more information)