The Rick Bell Memorial Travel Scholarship

The Rick Bell Memorial Scholarship is in memory of Dr. Rick Bell who co-chaired the 2003 Pangborn Sensory Science Symposium in Boston. Rick’s research in industry, academia and government exemplified an interdisciplinary approach to conducting innovative sensory and consumer research. Rick combined his love of sensory and consumer science with a love for music and the arts. He was a gifted performer and loved working with other people. Both his long-term colleagues and short-term acquaintances considered Rick a good friend.
This scholarship to attend the 2017 Pangborn meeting will be for a maximum of US$3000, and will be awarded to one graduate student for travel and attendance to this year’s Pangborn meeting. To receive the award, the student must submit an oral or poster contribution to the Pangborn program.
The selection criteria for this award appear below. Applications can be obtained from Dr. Armand Cardello, ( (Please do not email credit card information under any circumstances) and should be submitted to him by April 30th, 2017. In addition, each application should include a letter of support from an academic supervisor or other senior academic colleague.
Selection of the Rick Bell Memorial Travel Scholarship awardee will be made by Dr. Armand Cardello and Dr. Herb Meiselman, his former colleagues and the Co-Chairs of the 2003 Pangborn meeting.

Selection criteria:

  • Evidence of an interdisciplinary approach to conducting sensory and consumer research
  • Evidence of innovation in conducting sensory and consumer research
  • Evidence of passion for research
  • Evidence of working with other people (teamwork)
  • Evidence of extracurricular activities including, but not limited to, music and the arts.
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