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Hans Kaunitz Award


$500 award and $1000 travel expenses given to a graduate student at any higher learning institution within the geographic U.S. region who is actively performing research towards a master's or doctorate degree. Research must deal with fats, oils, and/or detergents. Must present poster of the research at the AOCS Annual Meeting and Expo.

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  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Food Science/Nutrition, Chemical Engineering

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Contact Barbara Semeraro
Area Manager, Membership
Tel: 217-693-4804
Fax: 217-693-4849 Address AOCS
PO Box 17190
Urbana, IL 61803