IFST Travel Bursary - NEW

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.  


2018 entry has now closed

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