College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University

Ithaca, New York

Food Science Summer Scholar Program

Duration: 10/29/2019 - 12/15/2019

A ten-week undergraduate research program giving students who are interested in food science the opportunity to:



  • Conduct research under the mentorship of a Cornell faclity member

  • Participate in a field trip to food industries

  • Discuss topics such as Ethics in Food Science, Applying for Graduate School, Product Development, and

  • Learning from Research

  • Learn about food science career opportunities

  • Meet with food science representatives from industry, government and academic

  • Present research to faclity and peers



Stipend Information


All participants in the Summer Scholar Program will receive payment. Scholars receive a stipend of 4,000 with responsibility for finding and paying for housing; or a stipend of 2,500 with on campus housing provided.