Grants & scholarships

The following funding opportunities support projects and training efforts for a variety of state, local, tribal, and territorial regulatory agencies. Select a grant below to learn about eligibility, requirements, and deadlines.

Applicants to these programs can expect a simple application process, up-front funding when required by the project, and simple reporting requirements.

Milk and Shellfish Grant

Provides State Cooperative Program Grants for the Grade “A” Milk Safety and National Shellfish Sanitation Programs

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Student Internship Program

The intended purpose of this “State Manufactured Food Student Internship Program” is to support state regulatory manufactured food safety programs in the implementation of a student internship program.

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FDA Scientific Conference Grant

Provide scholarships to state and local food & drug regulatory personnel to attend the upcoming AFDO Annual Educational Conference (AEC).

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AFDO Continuing Education Tuition Reimbursement Award

Provides funds to support the training needs of manufactured food programs at the State, local, tribal and territorial levels.

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AFDO Scholarship Award

Each year, AFDO awards $2,500 annually to a worthy recipient, pursuing a food, drug and cosmetic science related degree, in their third year of college.

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Each year, AFDO recognizes innovative students, and champions industry veterans exhibiting excellence in the food, medical product, and cosmetic space.

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