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MISA Scholarship

The Meat Industry Suppliers Alliance (MISA) of the Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) will be awarding $10,000 scholarships this year to deserving students studying in the Food & Meat Sciences and Engineering at Universities across the country.  Last year they were awarded to seven students fromUniversity of Tennessee, Colorado State University, University of Florida, Texas Tech University, and Oklahoma State University.  We had over 60 applicants

This is to encourage and support those interested in pursuing careers within the meat industry or engineering field.  Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of the following criteria: academic performance, commitment to a career in the meat industry or engineering field as well as potential for success.

We hope you pass this onto your students, to apply please visit and under Giving Back scroll down to MISA Scholarship 2019 and click on the apply button, it will ask you to open or save the MISA application 2019 to your files.  All applications must be submitted in one document via PDF on or before the deadline of May 10.

The deadline for the scholarship submission for this year is Friday, May 10 and applicants will be notified in the middle of July.  If any of your students have any questions on the scholarship, please feel free to Ann Marie Penaranda or 703/663-1213.