Fellowships

Grad Student Emily Newman a Featured Keller Pathway Fellow

Keller Pathway Fellow Emily Newman Recovering and repurposing waste streams from the food and beverage industries

Emily Newman is a graduate student in the Food Science and Technology Graduate Group at UC Davis. She conducts research in the brewing lab, focused on upcycling waste from the brewing industry. Emily earned a B.S. in food science and technology from UMass Amherst and  has worked as a researcher at UMass Amherst and North Carolina State on plant protein and plant-based alternatives.

Dr. Josephine Ampofo, Dr. Fernanda F.G. Dias, and Ph.D. Candidate Erika Estrada Awarded Professors for the Future Fellowships

The 2022-2023 cohort of the Professors of the Future program includes one graduate student from the Food Science Graduate Group and two postdoctoral scholars from the Department of Food Science and Technology. The program fosters leadership skills in outstanding graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to prepare them for successful careers in an increasingly competitive professional environment. As part of the program, fellows design and execute projects to enhance the professional development of their peers.

Margaret Lawson creates Scholarship & Fellowship for FST Undergrad and Graduate Students

In recognition of the value of her UC Davis Food Science degrees, Alumna Margaret Lawson ’77, MS ’79, has made an estate commitment to create the Margaret A. Lawson Scholarship for undergraduate students in food science, and the Margaret A. Lawson Fellowship to support graduate students in food science. These funds will be endowed in perpetuity to support and encourage generations of UC Davis students seeking food science degrees.

FST doctoral student wins Danone national fellowship Andrea Thompson

Congratulations are in order for Nick Jensen, a doctoral student in the Mills lab (Micro Grad Group), who just was recently a national fellowship for $25K from Danone North America.

The fellowship was designed for full-time graduate students in the United States. To be eligible, students had to be US citizens and remain in good standing with their university. 

Pentair Deepens Connection with the Robert Mondavi Institute Andrea Thompson
On Wednesday, March 22nd, Pentair, a global leader in water re-use and recycling technology, announced an even stronger connection to the Robert Mondavi Institute Department of Food Science and Technology.
2017 Arla Foods Graduate Fellow: Lauryn Chan Andrea Thompson
Lauryn Chan, a Master's student in the laboratory of Juliana de Moura Bell, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Food Science and Technology (FST), has been awarded the 2017 Arla Foods Graduate Fellowship.
FST PhD student wins NSF fellowship Andrea Thompson
Dustin Heeney, a PHD student in the Marco lab, has been notified that he received a prestigious NSF fellowship award for his thesis research.

Summer Data Science Fellowship Opportunity - begins 6/1/15

The Data Incubator is an intensive 7 week fellowship that prepares masters, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM + social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for fellows and supported by sponsorships from dozens of employers across multiple industries.

2013-2014 ACS Division of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (AGFD) Awards

The Agricultural and Food Chemistry Division (AGFD) of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is proud to offer five awards for 2013-2014. These awards are geared towards undergraduate students (1 award), graduate students (2 awards) as well as young scientists (1 award) and seasoned professionals (1 award) doing research in the field of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. The AGFD Awards are as follows: The Undergraduate Student Research Symposium Award The application deadline is October 31, 2013. The Withycombe-Charalambous Graduate Student Symposium Award The application deadline is October 31, 2013. The Teranishi Graduate Fellowship The application deadline is February 1, 2014. The Young Scientist Award Symposium The application deadline is April 1, 2014. The Award for Advancement of Application of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (AGFD Award) The application deadline is February 15, 2014.