John Kitt Memorial Scholarship

Awarded By:

American Association of Candy Technologists (AACT)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must be a college sophomore, junior or senior in the upcoming school year enrolled in an accredited, four-year college or university within North America.
  3. Must major in food science, chemical science, biological science, or related area and have a demonstrated interest in confectionery technology through research projects, work experience, and formal study.
  4. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent on another scale).

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: International and U.S. students enrolled in a North American institution who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and are majoring in food science, chemical science, biological science, or a related area and have a demonstrated interest in confectionery technology are eligible to apply.

Application requirements for the John Kitt Memorial Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letter (upon request)
  • Activities listing
  • Personal and professional goals statement
Additional Information: Applications are available online from the American Association of Candy Technologists (ACCT) website. In addition to the completed application, each student must submit official transcripts; a separate attachment listing his/her academic activities including those relating to confectionery technology, experience (work, internships, volunteer activities, etc.); other activities; honors and awards; a short statement of personal and professional goals; and the name of a reference familiar with his/her academic activities who is willing to submit a recommendation upon request.

Award Amount: $5,000 annually, non-renewable. The award will be paid in two equal installments after verification of enrollment.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $5,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, March 25

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, March 25

To apply for the John Kitt Memorial Scholarship, students must complete the online application form at the provider website by the deadline date.
About American Association of Candy Technologists (AACT):
Contact Information: Kevin Silva, -
Address: Warrell Corporation 1250 Slate Hill Road Camp Hill, Pennsylvania 17011

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