Student of the Year Award

Every year EFFoST together with Cargill organises the Student of the Year Award competition to support and encourage the next generation of food scientists. The competition is open for all MSc and PhD students in Food Science or Food Technology in Europe. Nominees will have free access to the 33rd EFFoST International Conference, including hotel and travel costs. The winners will have the opportunity to visit Cargill’s European Research & Development Centre in Belgium and interact with the technologists and scientists working here.

The MSc and PhD Student of the Year Award consist of the following prizes:

PhD

   

MSc

 

1st prize

€ 1,500

 

1st prize

€ 1,000

2nd prize

€ 750

 

2nd prize

€ 500

3rd prize € 500  

 

 

Popular vote for the best student poster presentation: €250

 

All awarded students will also receive:

  • The EFFoST Student of the Year Award 2019 and an official certificate
  • Free access to the EFFoST International Conference
  • A travel budget of maximum € 1,000 to attend the 33rd EFFoST International Conference in Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Free access to the EFFoST International Conference Dinner
  • A visit to Cargill R&D Centre Europe in Vilvoorde, Belgium in early 2020
  • A travel budget of maximum € 1,000 to visit the Cargill R&D Centre Europe in early 2020

To enter this competition, MSc Students have to submit an abstract of their final thesis and PhD students have to submit an abstract of their research toward their PhD degree before 15 July 2019 for the 33rd EFFoST International Conference taking place from 12-14 November 2019 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Information on how to apply, deadlines, regulations, can be found on the website studentoftheyear.eu