The Donna Messer Women in Food
Industry Management Scholarship Award

WFIM is proud to recognize the value of female students graduating from studies related to the Food Industry. For this reason, WFIM sponsors a scholarship to recognize, reward, and support academic merit and a commitment to the Food Industry. WFIM has named their annual scholarship after one of the founding members, Donna Messer.

2021 Applications Open!

2017 Scholarship Recipient
Jenny Tian
MSc Food Science, University of British Columbia

Jenny has graduated with a Masters degree in Food Science from the University of British Columbia, focusing her research on the structure-function relationships of food related proteins. She holds a Bachelors degree in Food Science from McGill University. Having moved back to Ontario, Jenny is continuing her professional development and hopes to grow into “the Best Women at the Table”.

Pictured: Nancy Klassen, Scholarship Committee Chair, and 2017 Scholarship Winner Jenny Tian

Previous Scholarship Recipients

2020
Sidra Mohammed
University of Guelph

2020
Mariia Melnychuk
Niagara College

2019
Double Winners
Liyan Cai / Rachel Gerroir

2018
Molly Gallant

2017
Jenny Tian
MSc. Food Science
University of British Columbia

2016
Olivia Kordos
BSc. Food & Nutrition
Ryerson University

2015
Iana Mologuina
BSc. Nutrition
Ryerson University