*2021 Program Update:*
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will not be accepting applications to the 2021 Summer Scholars Program. We look forward to your applications for Summer 2022!
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 faculty 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 academia
- Present research to faculty and peers
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.