Award and Scholarship Deadline Approaching

(Contributed by Poulson Joseph, Ph.D., Awards Committee Chair - from the January 2018 newsletter)

Remember to submit your nominations by February 1 to the Awards Committee for the Phi Tau Sigma Special Recognition Award, the Phi Tau Sigma Student Achievement Scholarship, the Dr. Gideon “Guy” Livingston Scholarship, and the Phi Tau Sigma Founders’ Scholarship. The student scholarships include an honorarium of $1000 each and a plaque.

Send completed nomination forms to Poulson Joseph, Ph.D., Awards Committee Chair, at: pjoseph@kalsec.com, with a copy to Kathryn Kotula, Ph.D. klkotula@msn.com.

Full information can be found at: http://phitausigma.org/content.php/3-Awards. However, a short description of each is offered below:

“The Phi Tau Sigma Special Recognition Award shall be given to a Member of Phi Tau Sigma who has shown exceptional dedication to Phi Tau Sigma - The Honor Society of Food Science and Technology, as evidenced by significant accomplishments towards the goals and/or administration of Phi Tau Sigma. The award comes with a plaque and an appropriate memento.”

“The Phi Tau Sigma Student Achievement Scholarship shall be given to a student Member of Phi Tau Sigma who has shown exceptional scholastic achievement and a dedication to Phi Tau Sigma.”

The Dr. Gideon “Guy” Livingston Scholarship of Phi Tau Sigma shall be given to a student Member of Phi Tau Sigma in honor of the founder of Phi Tau Sigma, and to acknowledge that student’s scholastic achievements and dedication to Phi Tau Sigma.”

“The Phi Tau Sigma Founders’ Scholarship shall be given to a student Member or Member of Phi Tau Sigma whose graduate research has had, or is expected to have, a significant Impact - a practical and meaningful application. The objective of the Founders’ Scholarship is to emphasize the importance of original research, carefully selected, to solve vexing problems of the food industry.”

Upcoming, with a nomination deadline of April 1: “The Phi Tau Sigma Outstanding Chapter of the Year Award shall be given to honor a Chapter of Phi Tau Sigma that has achieved excellence in the areas of research, scholarship, leadership and service. The award comes with a plaque and a $1000 honorarium to be used by the Chapter to advance distinction in the food science discipline.”