Each Fall and Spring semester, FAFP selects two students to receive $1500 and $1000 academic scholarships for the advancement of science, food safety, and the continued focus for protecting the food supply. The former is named for Ronald Schmidt in recognition of his contributions to food safety in Florida and internationally.
Check back Fall 2024 for scholarship applications!
The Florida Association for Food Protection recognizes that students are the future in the field of food safety.To support students who will be presenting at IAFP 2024, FAFP will provide travel scholarships to students with accepted abstracts who may need help covering remaining travel expenses. Additional details and application form can be found below.
Check back Spring 2024 for IAFP 2024 travel scholarship applications!
FAFP invites one student member to serve as the student liaison to the FAFP executive board. This student would participate in monthly board meetings and assist in managing the FAFP social media accounts, all while helping FAFP identify new ways to engage aspiring food safety professionals.
Each year FAFP provides financial support to students traveling to the AEC to present their current research. Check back prior to the 2024 AEC for more information.
FAFP donates $1400 in awards annually to the State Science and Engineering Fair of Florida. Additionally, members of the board serve as judges for the science fair to promote the advancement of food safety innovation.