The Dairy Industry Student Award is sponsored by The Society of Dairy Technology.

This award recognises the efforts of new entrants to the Dairy Industry and promotes their talent to a wide audience. The work of the winning individual will be communicated to a global audience, showcasing their achievement. The award will be presented at the prestigious trade lunch (on the Tuesday of the ICA) at the Nantwich International Cheese Awards in July 2019.

The award is open to any student studying a food science and technology course in the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland. Courses may be vocational qualifications, diploma, degree and so on. There is no age restriction to applicants; however the student must be undertaking a dairy project or be employed within the dairy industry.

ALL submissions must be electronically submitted in both PDF and Word formats and NOT as a hard copy. It should be emailed to by May 30th and judging will take place during June.

Download an application form.