Students who are studying food science or a related field are welcome to join Philadelphia IFT. Our section offers student members valuable opportunities to make contacts within the local community to help with research, internships and employment.

How to become a student members? Student membership within our local IFT chapter is $10. However, students must meet criteria for student membership within National IFT. For full criteria guidelines, please visit

Scholarship Program Announcement

The Philadelphia IFT Scholarship program is designed to foster the study of Food Science and Technology and related fields for students based in the Philadelphia area. In addition, this program is also used as a recruitment tool for local colleges and universities that promote the advancement of Food Science/Technology or other closely related fields.

To apply for the scholarship, please visit


Lynn Gotuaco
Philadelphia IFT Scholarship Chair