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How to Apply?


Students who are entering their sophomore, junior, or senior years are eligible.

You must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident to be considered for this opportunity.

Important dates:

Application close: 2/28/2023

Award notification: 3/15/2023 (Completed)

The application for the 2023 program is closed now. Please come back in January 2024 to apply for the 2024 program.

Application package:

Part I: Please complete the following Google Form.

Part II: Please send the following four documents to either using UT’s secure file transfer service, Vault, available at: or directly as email attachment as you feel comfortable.
1) your CV
2) a brief personal statement to state your research interest, career goals, previous experiences, and/or your other ideas in food-related areas (600 words or less)
3) transcript(s) (unofficial copy is acceptable)