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Do You Qualify for an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Scholarship?

Annually, about 75 scholarships are available to individuals who meet the basic requirements for all applicants: Academy membership, U.S. citizenship and enrollment in a ACEND accredited/approved dietetics program. However, about 100 other scholarships are awarded based on additional requirements. Below are some of the more specific criteria that donors have identified. If any criterion is true of you, don't hesitate to apply for an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Scholarship this year.

 

Member of One of These Groups:

  • Chicago Dietetic Association
  • Dietetic Educators of Practitioners Dietetic Practice Group
  • Dietetics in Health Care Communities DPG (formerly CD-HCF DPG)
  • Healthy Aging Dietetic Practice Group
  • Management in Food and Nutrition Systems Dietetic Practice Group
  • National Organization of Blacks in Dietetics and Nutrition (NOBIDAN)
  • New Hampshire Dietetic Association
  • Pediatric Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group
  • Pennsylvania Dietetic Association
  • School Nutrition Services Dietetic Practice Group

Student in or Resident of One of the Following States:

  • Alabama
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Mississippi
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wyoming

Majoring in or Have a Career Goal of:

  • Business
  • Clinical dietetics
  • Consultant dietetics in health care facility
  • Consultation
  • Culinary arts
  • Food service administration/management
  • Food technology
  • Clinical Management
  • Nutrition education
  • Oncology
  • Pediatric nutrition
  • Public or community health nutrition
  • School nutrition service
  • Teaching or education

Enrolled or Accepted at One of the Following Institutions:

  • NIH Clinical Center Dietetic Internship Program
  • University of Puerto Rico
  • University of Texas Southwest Medical Center

Other Special Criteria:

  • You have experience as an educator
  • You are a graduate of a Dietetic Technician program from a community college
  • You are employed full-time in dietetics while a student
  • You are returning to school after at least 5 years in the work force
  • You are interested in going on to medical school
  • You are a male of a minority race
  • You are of a minority race

 

Scholarship applications can be accessed in the student Career Center between September 2013 and February 2014. The application deadline is February 15, 2014. Applicants meeting one or more of the specific qualifications listed above are in no way guaranteed a scholarship; however, they may be eligible for a greater number of scholarships.