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Nutrition Scholarships

Here are some of the Nutrition scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS)

Eligible Applicants You are eligible to apply for this scholarship at a school that participates in the Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students program if you are From a disadvantaged background as defined by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: An individual from a disadvantaged background is defined as one who comes from an environment that has inhibited the individual from obtaining the knowledge, skill, and abilities required to enroll in and graduate from a health professions school, or from a program providing education or training in an allied health profession; or comes from a family with an annual income below a level based on low income thresholds according to family size published by the U.S. Bureau of Census, adjusted annually for changes in the Consumer Price Index, and adjusted by the Secretary, HHS, for use in health professions and nursing programs. A citizen, national, or a lawful permanent resident of the United States or the District of Columbia, the Commonwealths of Puerto Rico or the Marianas Islands, the Virgin Islands, Guam, the American Samoa, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, the Republic of Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Federated State of Micronesia. Eligible Disciplines Under this program, funds are awarded to accredited schools of medicine osteopathic medicine dentistry optometry pharmacy podiatric medicine veterinary medicine nursing (associate, diploma, baccalaureate and graduate degree) public health chiropractic allied health (baccalaureate or graduate degree programs of dental hygiene, medical laboratory technology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, radiologic technology, speech pathology, audiology, and registered dietitians) graduate programs in behavioral and mental health practice (includes clinical psychology, clinical social work, professional counseling, or marriage and family therapy) programs providing training of physician assistants

Clark E. DeHaven Scholarships

Scholarship Criteria: The Clark E. DeHaven Scholarship is intended to provide financial support to students who demonstrate a commitment to a foodservice career. Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited program that will lead to an undergraduate degree in a field of study designed to prepare students for careers in foodservice, or related areas (see number 2 below). Awards will be made only to applicants enrolled at institutions that are members of the National Association of Colleges & University Food Services. Clark E. DeHaven Scholarship recipients will be selected annually by the Clark E. DeHaven scholarship committee, after review of application material. Academic and employer references, academic standing, commitment to the academic program, and other specified criteria will be considered. Parameters for selection include commitment to careers in foodservice professions, merit, traditional progress toward degrees, character, campus citizenship, campus involvement, volunteer activities, and financial need. Awards may be made to college sophomores, juniors, or seniors. Applicants enrolled full-time in baccalaureate programs in the next fall term are the primary candidates for the awards. Consideration will be given to applicants with exemplary credentials that are enrolled full-time in a culinary program leading to an associate degree. Scholarships will be awarded only for undergraduate study. Students must submit an application and all required information by the deadline. Award recipients will be notified by phone call or letter no later than June 1. Completed application form with all supporting documentation must be postmarked by February 15 and received within one week. No late applications or parts of the application packet will be accepted. The award is intended to be used during the traditional academic year (fall through spring), and for academic purposes such as tuition, fees, room, board, and/or books. The Clark E. DeHaven Scholarship board of trustees reserves the right to determine if an award will be given. Scholarship funds are payable to educational institution(s) and recipient(s). Exceptions to this policy can be made by decision of the trustees based upon individual circumstances. Relatives of the current Clark E. DeHaven Scholarship board of trustees are ineligible. Scholarship recipient selection(s) will be made without regard to race, age, gender, religion, political beliefs, employment status, or any other factor, which could constitute unfair or illegal discrimination. Student must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen and must attend college in the U.S. or Canada during the duration of the scholarship year. Student must be in good standing, have a minimum of a 2.75 cumulative overall grade point average at his/her college or university, and be enrolled full-time during the spring semester when application is made and during the following fall semester. Student must submit a transcript from all colleges/universities attended with his/her application. Transcripts must indicate cumulative grade point average. Decisions of the board of trustees are final in all matters related to the above practices.

Edie Schmidt NMA Memorial Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS1. Only sophomores, juniors, and seniors pursuing an approved program in Animal Science, Meat Science, Food Science or related discipline at an accredited educational institution are eligible.2. Applicants must be attending 4-year colleges or universities with either Animal, Meat or Food Science departments.3. Applicants must have a cumulative 2.75 Grade Point Average (GPA) (A = 4.00) to apply.4. Applicants must have the recommendation of both the department head and a faculty member familiar with their work.5. Scholarship applicants must be enrolled in an approved program at the time the scholarship becomes effective.Freshmen who apply must be sophomores at the time the scholarship becomes effective.6. Applicants who receive an award must remain enrolled in the approved major and university during the term of their scholarship. Awardees who withdraw from school or transfer to another major during the term of their scholarship must return the unused balance of the award to the NMA Scholarship Foundation.7. Senior Students must enroll as undergraduates for two consecutive semesters (or equivalent ) beyond theeffective date of the scholarship.8. It is the policy of the NMA Scholarship Foundation to bar recipients in any one year from being eligible for two consecutive years.Financial need, age, gender, or national origin are not conditions of eligibility for any of the awards.

CANFit Undergraduate Scholarship

Criteria: 1. Must be enrolled in an approved bachelors level program in Nutrition, Physical Education, or Culinary Arts at an accredited (WASC) college or university of California. 2. Must have 50 semester units of college credits. 3. Must have a 2.5 GPA. 4. Must be a minority. Contact Information: Students interested in applying for this scholarship should view http://www.canfit.org/scholarships.html for more information and an application form.

Robert E. Rich Aspiring Entrepreneurs Scholarship

This scholarship rewards students interested in business and entrepreneurship. Four scholarships will be awarded in total. One recipient will be selected from each of the following schools: Culinary Institute of America, Johnson & Wales, Cornell School of Hotel Administration; Cornell University- Food Industry Management. Award amount: $2500 Who Can Apply: Culinary Institute of America, Johnson & Wales, Cornell School of Hotel Administration and Cornell University - Food Industry Management students.

Baccalaureate or Coordinated Program Scholarships

To be eligible, applicant must be enrolled in the program a minimum of 4 months during the upcoming academic year August to July. General Requirements 1. Completion of the academic requirements in a CADE-accredited/ approved college or university Didactic or Coordinated program for minimum standing as a junior in the upcoming academic year. 2. Demonstrate or show promise of being a valuable, contributing member of the profession. 3. U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

Central Wisconsin Cheesemakers and Butttermakers Association Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements: One scholarship will be awarded to a student where the applicant must be a member of a cheese or butter manufacturing plant, enrolled full-time in a program of study toward a degree in dairyscience, food science, or related degree.The second scholarship will be awarded to a student from a member company supplying equipment, ingredients, services, etc. who is enrolled full-time in a program of study toward a degree in dairy science, food science, or related degree Financial need will be considered in awarding the scholarship. Applicant can not receive this scholarship for more than two (2) consecutive years.

NDS Sophomore Merit Scholarship

(1st - $1,500; 2nd through 4th - $1,000) (Number of awards is dependent on number and quality of applicants). These scholarships are provided to encourage undergraduate sophomore students to pursue careers in the dairy industry. Major areas can include: Dairy Science, Agricultural Economics or Accounting, Dairy Genetics, Dairy Equipment, Dairy Nutrition, Dairy Feed or Pharmaceutical Marketing or Sales, Dairy Consultant, Dairy Extension or Dairy Researcher or Professor. Scholarships are based on leadership, activities, academic ability and interests in the dairy industry. Application Deadline is April 15

AACT's John Kitt Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship award for the recipient is $5,000.00, paid in two $2,500.00 installments after verification of enrollment. To qualify for this non-renewing scholarship award, the student must meet the following criteria: • College sophomore, Junior or Senior status.• Have a demonstrated interest in confectionery technology. • Attend an accredited, four-year college or university within North America. Be majoring in a food science, chemical science, biological science, or related area. • Achieved a 3.0 (out of 4.0) GPA (or equivalent on another scale). Your demonstrated interest in confectionery technology can include many activities including but not limited to research projects, work experience, and formal study.

Al Piccetti NMA Memorial Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS1. Only sophomores, juniors, and seniors pursuing an approved program in Animal Science, Meat Science, Food Science or related discipline at an accredited educational institution are eligible.2. Applicants must be attending 4-year colleges or universities with either Animal, Meat or Food Science departments.3. Applicants must have a cumulative 2.75 Grade Point Average (GPA) (A = 4.00) to apply.4. Applicants must have the recommendation of both the department head and a faculty member familiar with their work.5. Scholarship applicants must be enrolled in an approved program at the time the scholarship becomes effective.Freshmen who apply must be sophomores at the time the scholarship becomes effective.6. Applicants who receive an award must remain enrolled in the approved major and university during the term of their scholarship. Awardees who withdraw from school or transfer to another major during the term of their scholarship must return the unused balance of the award to the NMA Scholarship Foundation.7. Senior Students must enroll as undergraduates for two consecutive semesters (or equivalent ) beyond theeffective date of the scholarship.8. It is the policy of the NMA Scholarship Foundation to bar recipients in any one year from being eligible for two consecutive years.Financial need, age, gender, or national origin are not conditions of eligibility for any of the awards.

NDS / Dairy Management Inc.

(1st - $1,500; 2nd through 7th - $1,000)(Number of awards is dependent on number and quality of applicants).These scholarships are provided to encourage undergraduate sophomores and junior students to pursue careers in marketing of milk or dairy products. Major areas can include: Dairy Science, Animal Science, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Communications, Agricultural Education, General Education and Food and Nutrition. Awards are based on experience ability and interests in dairy/product marketing. Co-sponsored with Dairy Management Inc

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