Fall Term 2020

Are you a food science student? Submit an article of at least 1000 words explaining a food science concept in such a way that the general public will be able to understand, relate to, and appreciate. Articles could include any topic in food science e.g. food processing technology, food microbiology, food analysis, food chemistry, biology of food, human nutrition, food engineering or food safety. The top article will win a prize of $200 USD. The winner will be announced on December 11, 2020.

Prize: $200 USD

Submission Deadline: December 4, 2020

Winner Announcement Date: December 11, 2020

Where to Submit Article: courtney.simons@gmail.com

Guidelines

  • Articles must be original i.e. created by student submitting the article, and have not been previously submitted to any media platform elsewhere
  • Must be a topic in food science e.g. food processing technology, food microbiology, food analysis, food chemistry, biology of food, human nutrition, food engineering or food safety
  • Minimum Word Count: 1000 words, excluding references
  • No grammatical errors
  • No direct quotes. The writer must express ideas in their own words
  • Plagiarism free
  • Must include at least three credible references in APA style. Credible references include peer-reviewed journals, textbooks, university, or government website
  • Article submitted in Word format via email to courtney.simons@gmail.com with the subject line – “Writing Contest”
  • Participants with articles deemed to be outstanding, agree to their article being published on Food Science Toolbox website regardless of winning status