For outstanding graduate research
The Food Distribution Research Society is pleased to accept applications for the 2016 Richardson-Applebaum Award, which is awarded annually for outstanding graduate research in food distribution and marketing. The competition is open to all graduate students with scholarly interest and career aspirations in the food distribution system who have completed their degree in 2015 or by May, 2016. Application packages will be accepted until June 5th, 2016. The scholarship award includes:
- Cash stipends of (1) $1,250 for best Ph.D. Dissertation, (2) $750 for best M.S. Thesis, and (3) $750 for best M.S. Case Study
- Complementary FDRS student membership
- Complementary conference registration fees and recognition at the 2016 FDRS Annual Conference, which will take place Sept 30-Oct 4, 2016 in New Orleans, LA. The recipient’s domestic travel expenses will be paid by the society.
- PhD recipient will be invited to present his/her research at the conference.