Student Travel Scholarship

Plaque and travel funds to attend the Annual Meeting of the International Association for Food Protection. IAFP recognizes that students from around the world are the future leaders in the field of food safety. Since 2004, the IAFP Foundation has been dedicated to enhancing the career potential of exceptional students through the annual IAFP Student Travel Scholarship Program.

Submit a Nomination

Please consider nominating a worthy colleague or submitting your application for one of our 2019 awards. Award nominations (other than the Black Pearl) must be submitted electronically. Emailed or mailed copies sent to the IAFP office will not be accepted. For information on Student Travel Awards visit the Student page. The deadline for all 2019 award nominations and applications is Tuesday, February 19, 2019.

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Sponsored by: IAFP Foundation

2019 Recipient(s): Hiroki Abe, Jennifer Acuff, Justin Anast, Katrien Begyn, Melanie Firestone, Catherine Gensler, Carly Gomez, Gayathri Gunathilaka, John Hodges, Rochelle Keet, Muhammad Nadeem Khan, Sakshi Lamba, Ruiling Lv, Sarah Murphy, Oladipupo Olatunde, Nurudeen Olalekan Oloso, Ruth Oni, Elvina Parlindungan, Surabhi Rani, Lester Schonberger, Mary Yavelak

    Past Awardees

  • 2018 — Abimbola E. Allison, Xiaoqiong Cao, Vijay Singh Chhetri, Anna Colavecchio, Daniel F. M. do Monte, Angela Marie C. Ferelli, Mohammad Ruzlan Habib, Anna Sophia Harrand, Shoukui He, Kento Koyama, Luyao Ma, Robyn C. Miranda, Zahra H. Mohammad, Thabang Nora Msimango, Flavia Negrete, Loandi Richter, Varalakshmi S, Joyjit Saha, Carla Schwan, Katarina Simunovic
  • 2017 — Makala Bach, Stephanie Barnes, Sarah Beno, Sarah Cope, Dorothy Dupree, Hillary Kelbick, Giannis Koukkidis, Shuxiang Liu, Itumeleng Matle, Rianna Murray, Eugene Niyonzima, Rodney Owusu-Darko, Hao Pang, Laura Patterson, Kristen Saniga, Nicholas Sevart, Aswathi Soni, Constanza Vergara, Sophie Wu, Xingning Xiao
  • 2016 — Sarah Allard, Takiyah Ball, Kaitlyn Casulli, Justin Falardeau, Kirtiraj Gaikwad, Abigail Horn, Isaac Kabazzi, Wan Mei Leong, Zach Marsh, Kira Newman, Thabile Nkambule, Ifeoluwa Olotu, Katie Satchwell, Daniel Weller, Lily Yang, Claire Zoellner
  • 2015 — Nicole Arnold, Jamuna Bai Aswathanarayan, Olayemi Kayode Bolatito, Mary Theresa Callahan, Ashley Chaifetz, Byron Chaves, Shannon Coleman, Sydney Corkran, Shani Craighead, Phillip Gurman, Olivier Kamana, Matthew Moore, Desmond Mugadza, Victor Ntuli, Alia Osman, Isaac Rwomushana Rukundo, Daniel Unruh, Pratheeba Yogendrarajah, Dewi Yunita
  • 2014 — Kazeem Akinwumi, Kris Alvarez Juan, Vinayak Ghate, Susan Hammons, Van Ho Maria, Chelsea Kaminski, Daniele Maffei Stephanie Nadya, Bryan Oliveros, David Sanchez Calderon, Patrick Spanninger, Sarisa Suriyarak, Elena Tanabe, Silin Tang, Jessie Usaga, Qing Wang
  • 2013 — Gbenga Adewumi, Apurba Chakraborty, Clarisse Compaore, Amanda King, Edyta Margas, Ismail Odetokun, Lorraine Rodriguez-Rivera, Dong Joo Seo, Elizabeth Noelia Williams, Yishan Yang
  • 2012 — Frederick Adzitey, Sharon Bagaaya, Eva Danira Borjas Orellana, Wei Chen, Chawalit Kocharunchitt, Min Hwa Lee, Laura Strawn, Fabricio Luiz Tulini, Qiongqiong Yan
  • 2011 — Ashley Bramlett, Jessica Lee Corron, Marcus Vinicius Coutinho Cossi, Sarah Finn, Patricia Hingston, Kevin Ebere Njoku, Vinicius Buccelli Ribeiro, Courage Kosi Setsoafia Saba, Jan Mei Soon
  • 2010 — Abel Atukwase, Mary Pia Cuervo, Vania Borges Ferreira, Clyde Simmons Manuel, Anh Linh Nguyen, Csaba Nemeth, Iryna Sybirtseva, Duygu Tosun
  • 2009 — Dominic K. Bagenda, Jeremy William Chenu, Gashaw Mersha Tessema, Hyo-Min Nang, Aaron R. Uesugi, Stelios Viazis
  • 2008 — Ji-Yeon Hyeon, Hudaa Neetoo, Rolf Erik Nilsson, Christopher Nnadozie Njoku
  • 2007 — Rebecca Goulter, Hyun-Ho Jin, Ivan Nastasijevic, Haley F. Oliver, and Rebecca C. Robbins
  • 2006 — Yvonne C. Chan, Eb Chiarini, Ashley S. Pedigo, Luciano Chi Serrano
  • 2005 — Stephen F. Grove, Brooke M. Whitney