Student Information

Undergraduate Student Opportunities

FRI Undergraduate Research Program in Food Safety

Each summer, FRI supports talented UW–Madison undergraduate students seeking a B.S. degree as FRI Research Scholars. These Summer Scholars train in the research laboratory of an FRI mentor and learn about current food safety issues through weekly seminars.

2024 Summer Research Program: The 2024 program will run May 28 through July 26. Applications are due February 9. View the flyer for instructions on how to apply. Download the Instructor Evaluation Form here.

Past Trainees and Projects

For more information about the FRI Undergraduate Research Program, contact Adam Borger at or 608-263-7062.

Graduate Student Opportunities

The Food Research Institute does not directly grant degrees, but graduate students can study to earn the M.S. or Ph.D. degree under FRI faculty from these departments and programs:

Graduate admissions at the University of Wisconsin-Madison