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AFDO Scholarship

The AFDO Scholarships are leadership scholarships sponsored by Association of Food and Drug Officials.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Average: $1500
Application Deadline: 1-Feb
Requirements: Applicant must demonstrate a desire to serve in a career of research, regulatory work, quality control, or teaching in an area related to foods, drugs or consumer product safety, demonstrate leadership abilities, have a minimum 2.5 GPA during first two years of undergraduate study, and submit official college transcript and two letters of recommendation from faculty members.
Eligibility: College junior, College senior

Sponsorship provided by:

Association of Food and Drug Officials
2550 Kingston Road, Suite 311
York, PA 17402-3734
Phone Number: 717 757 2888
Fax Number: 717 755 8089

You can find out more by contacting:

Denise Rooney
Executive Director

You should always check out the background of the scholarship. Getting the greatest odds of success comes from initially researching the prerequisites and knowing if you fulfill them. A good first step is to be aware of the reason for involvement of the Association of Food and Drug Officials and what they hope to achieve with the AFDO Scholarship. If you are qualified, figure out if there is a reasonable chance to obtain the scholarship. If you think that you have a decent shot of going on to be a recipient of the AFDO Scholarship, then it is worth it to put forth the effort to apply.

An important detail of working toward obtaining the scholarship is filling out the application correctly. Applications can sometimes be long and laborious, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that the forms are filled out precisely and completely. Use caution to insure that you will not miss out on a technicality.

After filing, it's important to know when the AFDO Scholarship chooses a winner and distributes any funds so that you can know if you can rely on the scholarship to assist with any bills associated with your education and what assistance it will provide, you might have to follow certain conditions on how you can use the AFDO Scholarship. Recently it has become more burdensome to cover the expenses associated with school, and making use of the AFDO Scholarship as a supplement to your own resources is often invaluable. If you are not fortunate to receive the AFDO Scholarship, try not to be upset, there will be alternative scholarships and your persistence may be rewarded.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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