American Meat Science Association

Awards & Scholarships

Awards & Scholarships

AMSA recognizes meat science professionals annually for outstanding contributions in research, education, extension and industry outreach. The award selection process begins in the fall of each year with a call for nominations. Selection takes place in early spring and the winners will be honored at the 2023 Reciprocal Meats Conference in June. 

AMSA Professional Awards Program 

  • Distinguished Research Award
  • Distinguished Extension-Industry Service Award
  • Distinguished Teaching Award
  • Industry and Organizational Leadership Award (Formerly Meat Processing)
  • Intercollegiate Meat Judging Meritorious Service Award
  • Achievement Award
  • International Lectureship Award

AMSA Student Awards Program

  • AMSA Student Teaching "Cleaver" Award
  • Undergraduate Scholastic Achievement Award

AMSA Student Scholarships 

  • Robert Cassens PhD Scholar Award
  • The Hunter International Travel Award
  • Kinsman International Award
  • C. Boyd Ramsey RMC Scholar Award
  • Robert Rust Award
  • Other AMSA Scholarship Opportunities

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