Awards

The Scholarship Foundation is seeking the best and the brightest undergraduates majoring in Meat Science, Animal Science, Poultry Science, and related Agricultural Engineering with an orientation towards post harvest processing of meat and poultry food products, as well as Culinary Art/Science. The Foundation helps such students get the financial help they need and deserve. Students are the future of the meat industry, and the Scholarship Foundation is committed to helping them reach their scholastic goals.

Scholarship Awards include:

  • One Frank DeBenedetti Memorial Scholarship ($3000) will be awarded to an undergraduate attending a four year college or university.
  • One Al Piccetti, one Lou Gast, one Florence Smith Powers ($3000) will be awarded to an undergraduate student attending a four year college or university.
  • Several Undergraduate Scholarships ($3000) will be awarded to undergraduate students attending a four year college or university.
  • Also, one Robert Hatoff “Center of the Plate” Memorial Scholarship ($3000) will be awarded to a student attending an accredited institution and pursing a degree in Culinary Art/Science.

In addition, each award winner who attends the Annual Convention will receive a travel award and a plaque.