CMSA Scholarships - Information
The Canadian Meat Science Association (CMSA) is pleased to be involved in awarding a total of four scholarships per year to promising graduate and undergraduate students studying or interested in studying Meat Science in Canada.
The Percy Gitelman Memorial Scholarship - Graduate, $3,000
The Percy Gitelman Memorial Scholarship was established in 1996 to promote quality education and development of meat science research in Canada. The award consists of $3,000 with $1,000 provided by the Canadian Meat Science Association (CMSA), $1000 contribution from the Associate Members of the Canadian Meat Council (CMC) and a $1,000 contribution from Newly Weds Foods - UFL Division. It is available to a graduate student at a Canadian university who is conducting applied or basic meat research.
Mr. Gitelman was an avid supporter of the Canadian Meat Science Association and was the founder of UFL Foods Inc., a leading Canadian supplier of food ingredients, innovation , and technology. The CMSA consists of scientists and industry personnel devoted to the advancement of science and technology in the meat industry and is the administrator of this scholarship.
CMC Associate Members Scholarship - Graduate, $3,000
The Associate Members of the Canadian Meat Council, suppliers of goods and services such as ingredients, casings, equipment, packaging, trading services, sanitation supplies and research and technology development support, are committed to a scholarship program, administered by the Canadian Meat Science Association, and consisting of a $3,000 scholarship.
Ronald A. Chisholm Undergraduate Scholarships (2), $2,500 each
Founded in 1938, Ronald A. Chisholm Limited is one of the leading trading companies in the world of meat and dairy products of Canadian and international origins. With sales exceeding $1 billion per year, the company prides itself on being the market leader in creating market opportunities for the unique and dynamic agri-food products that Canada continues to create year after year, that the rest of the world cannot provide. 2011 is the first year Chisholm is offering two scholarships in the amount of $2,500 to undergraduates showing promise in the area meat science.
The purpose of these scholarships is to promote quality education and development of meat science research in Canada. The awards will be presented at the CMSA yearly Technical Symposium and travel expenses and registration fees for the meeting will be provided for the scholarship winners. Graduate winners will be expected to present a 15 minute communication on their research at the Technical Symposium.
An applicant DOES NOT have to be a CMSA member to apply. However, membership is free to students, and all applicants for scholarships will automatically receive a one year membership.