Future candy technologists can receive $5,000 toward their education, thanks to an annual scholarship sponsored by the American Association of Candy Technologists.
The John Kitt Memorial Scholarship, awarded in two $2,500 installments, is available to students majoring in a food science, chemical science or biological science at an accredited four-year college or university in North America.
Recipients of the Kitt Memorial Scholarship must also show an interest in confectionery technology through research projects, work experience, or formal study. They also must have at least a 3.0 grade point average and sophomore, junior, or senior status.
The application deadline is April 4. The winner will be announced in May 2017 for the 2017 fall semester.
The American Association of Candy Technologists is a professional group of technologists, operations personnel, educators, students, business staff, and others dedicated to the advancement of the confectionery industry.