The 12th International Congress on Engineering and Food (ICEF12)

ICEF 12 – Seligman APV Travel Grant

Purpose: The Seligman APV travel grant is designed to support the development of PhD students, postdoctoral researchers' and industrial researchers' careers by helping them to broaden their vision and share cutting-edge knowledge at international conferences or laboratory visits. The award is aimed at those who are at a relatively early stage of their careers, typically this will be up to 10 years after completion of a first degree, or up to 10 years after starting a first position in Food Engineering.

Eligibility Criteria: To qualify in this application round, the individual must be registered for ICEF12 and must give an oral presentation or present a poster at this conference.

The Award:
The Award is sponsored by the SCI Seligman APV Trust and shall consist of a grant of a value of £1000 GBP.
A maximum of two awards are available.

Application procedure:  Applications for the Seligman APV Travel Grant could be submitted by any food engineer working in academia, government, R&D laboratories and industry.

Applications are to be sent to the judging panel via the online application form ( by 28th February 2015.

Responsibilities of the Applicant:

  • Complete the application form for a Seligman APV Travel Grant by 28th February 2015
  • Arrange for a reference to be sent to to support your application by 28th February 2015
  • Successful candidates will be required to produce a short report (max 2 sides A4) following their attendance at the conference.  Candidates will be required to deliver their report, and receipts to support their claim before payment will be made

Selection of Award Recipient:  A minimum of two of the five Seligman APV Trustees will review all applications and independently score them using pre-determined assessment criteria. The successful applicants will be awarded the Seligman APV Travel Grant.  In the event of a tie, the judging panel will review the tied applications and agree on an overall winner.

Click here to access the application form

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Universite Laval
Universite Laval



Agriculture and Agrifood Canada


Supporting publication

Journal of food engineering