IFST Travel Bursary - NEW

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IFST travel bursaries aim to support attendance at conferences/meetings for activities related to all areas of food science


  • Only one application may be submitted per student
  • The conference/meeting must be within the next 6 months
  • Applications will only be considered from IFST student members
  • Undergraduate & postgraduate students studying full or part-time in the UK enrolled on a food science or related course
  • The applicant must have submitted an abstract for their research for a poster or oral presentation for inclusion at the relevant conference/meeting


Successful applicants will be expected to submit a report (1000 words) on their experience and the benefits of attending their chosen conference.  The report may be published at IFSTs discretion in its publications or website.  


Self-application online  (Closing date 10 May 2018)

You will be asked to provide:

  • A short paragraph giving details of the research project and whether it has been accepted by the conference for inclusion
  • Research abstract
  • Breakdown of expected conference-related costs
  • Details of  tutor or relevant supervisor verifying the research

Frequency and application deadlines

Twice yearly (30 November and 31 May)


Up to £500 

Previous Recipients