Cyclone Scholar Summer Research Experience

CYCLONE SCHOLAR SUMMER RESEARCH EXPERIENCE: A FOOD SYSTEMS APPROACH TO CHILDHOOD OBESITY

The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Iowa State University welcomes applications from undergraduate students for a summer research experience. Cyclone Scholars will perform interdisciplinary research with faculty mentors across the areas of food science and human nutrition to address solutions to childhood obesity. Cyclone Scholars will spend 8 weeks on campus conducting research, participating in workshops and exploring local food systems, agricultural food production and the food industry. Travel, housing and meals are provided.

The application requirements are:

  • Enrollment and good standing at an accredited institution with minimum of 2 semesters at one institution
  • Overall GPA > 2.5
  • Basic science course completion (biology and chemistry)
  • Career goals in the areas of food science, human nutrition, public health or related area
  • Two letters of reference
  • Underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply

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