Deadline: 2015-04-01
Value of Scholarship: $20,000

Canada-The W. Garfield Weston Foundation Scholarship for Food science


Number of Scholarships: To be determined

Tenable at: University of Guelph Canada

Scholarship information:


The W. Garfield Weston Foundation provides this $20,000 scholarship to improve food safety and quality by providing sound scientific information, research and development, and knowledge transfer.


To be eligible, students must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents and be entering students or students in their first semester of the Food Safety and Quality Assurance, Master of Science Program. Selection will be based on academic achievement;

submission and quality of the proposed research project and demonstrated leadership in academic and extracurricular activities.

Recipient must have demonstrated involvement in the local community by volunteering e.g. Community centre, school or church and must have a good written command of the English language. Recipients will provide the Chair, Department of Food Science and the Foundation with an annual report describing the experimental approach, the key findings of the research and how the research will create impact in the industry and/or influence other research.


Method of application:

Apply by April 1 to the Chair of the Department of Food Science by letter outlining career goals, record of leadership role and involvement in community/university volunteer service activities and include the proposed research project.


University of Guelph

50 Stone Road East

Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1


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