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2019 Student Travel Award Applications Due March 28

2019 Student Travel Award Applications Due March 28

3-A SSI invites applications for the 2019 Student Travel Award, which is intended to help motivated, career-oriented students to participate in the annual education program of 3-A SSI and gain valuable insights on hygienic equipment design. The program enables dedicated students with a record of achievement to gain comprehensive first-hand knowledge about hygienic design for food processing equipment and systems. The expanded 3-A SSI 2019 education program, ‘Understanding the Unseen Threats to Food Safety’, and related events will be held May 13-16, 2019 at the Hilton Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport Mall of America in Bloomington, MN.

Candidates for the 2019 awards must be enrolled full-time in a food technology, food science, dairy science or other closely related program (undergraduate or graduate level) at a college or university in the U.S. or Canada. Candidates must demonstrate a career interest and commitment to food safety and quality. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of a personal essay, official transcripts and a letter of recommendation from a faculty member or department head. Travel award details and an application form are available at the Events page under What’s Going On at:  http://www.3-a.org/News-Events-Updates/Events. The application deadline is March 28, 2019.

The 3-A SSI program provides a truly special opportunity for future food industry professionals to supplement their educational experience, gain in-depth knowledge about hygienic equipment design in ‘the real world’ and network with world-class industry leaders.

Past award recipients represented schools including California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Cornell University, Michigan State University, Pennsylvania State University, Texas Tech University, the University of California-Davis, the University of Delaware, the University of Florida, the University of Georgia, the Ohio State University, the University of Minnesota, the University of Vermont, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Visit Us at ProFood Tech

Thanks to the International Dairy Foods Association and other organizers, 3-A SSI will be exhibiting at ProFood Tech, March 26-28, 2019 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. Be sure to visit booth # 1407 in the Dairy Pavilion to say hello and get the latest on 3-A SSI education resources, the 3-A Symbol and voluntary certificates, standards activities, and more.

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