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

National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDB) Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, an interest in a career in a dairy-related discipline, plus demonstrated leadership, initiative and integrity. Candidates are expected to complete an application form, submit a transcript of all college courses, and write a short statement describing their career aspirations, dairy-related activities and work experiences. The application information is evaluated by the NDB scholarship committee composed of an external review panel and at least two board members. The recommendations of the scholarship committee are summarized by NDB staff and the scholarships are then awarded. The National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDPRB) through Dairy Management, Inc.(DMI) annually awards up to 20 $1,500 scholarships to eligible undergraduate students (sophomore through senior) enrolled in college/university programs that emphasize dairy.Majors include: communications/public relations, journalism, marketing, business, economics, nutrition, food science, and Ag education. Scholarships are awarded based on outstanding academic achievement, an interest in a career in a dairy-related discipline, and demonstrated leadership, initiative and integrity.Candidates are expected to complete an application form, submit a transcript of all college courses, and write a short statement describing their career aspirations, dairy-related activities and work experiences.

LionsDeal $1200 Scholarship Award is launching an exciting new scholarship program where we will be awarding $ 1,200 USD to (2) students a year (bi-annually) enrolled in college pursuing a career in the foodservice and hospitality industry. In order to win this scholarship the participant must submit an essay describing why they decided to pursue a culinary career.

CANFit Program Scholarship (Graduate)

Criteria: *Must be a Minority student. *Must be enrolled in an approved masters level, or doctoral program in Nutrition, Physical Education, Culinary Arts, Public Health Nutrition; or American Dietetic Association Approved Pre-professional Practice Program at an accredited university in California. *Must have 12-15 units of graduate coursework completed and verified with an official copy of university transcript and a 3.0 or better GPA (Cumulative).

Cabacungan Endowed Scholarship

Eligibility criteria Open to: Cal Poly Pomona Students who are Juniors, or Seniors Major: Food and Nutrition Minimum GPA: 3.5 Unit load required: Full-Time (undergraduate 12 units, graduate 8 units) Required activities or participation: None Limited to students with calculated financial need: None Other criteria: Participation in department student club; membership in professional student organization; community service

Fern G. Wendt Scholarship

College/Department: Applied Sciences & Arts - Nutrition & Food Science For undergraduate students majoring in Nutrition & Food Science with a GPA 3.0 or greater in major courses, & interest in food service management/dietetics.

Icon of Industry Scholarship

Founded in 1984, NEWH is an international non-profit organization, with 18 chapters and 6 affiliated areas, which links professionals from every facet of the hospitality industry and related fields. The NEWH By-laws state one of the objectives of NEWH is to promote scholarship, education and interest in the Hospitality Industry. To date, NEWH has given $3,00,000.00+ USD in scholarships to young people wishing to pursue careers in the hospitality industry. The NEWH Icons of Industry Scholarship Award will be based upon the following criteria: Must be a currently enrolled student attending an accredited college Must have completed half the requirements for an undergraduate degree or be enrolled in a graduate program Must show financial need and have eligible outstanding debt for tuition, books or supplies at time of scholarship award in May 5 Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA Must be pursuing a career objective in the area of the Hospitality Industry with an emphasis towards the area(s) of hospitality determined by our ICON (criteria changes annually) Must have participated in an internship program or similar position An eligible school is defined as one that is fully accredited and will hold the scholarship moneys in trust for the student to draw down upon on an “as needed” basis without any service charges. Opens in May with deadline to apply in mid-September. Winner $5,000 scholarship award given at Gold Key Ceremony in New York in November. Honorable mention $3,5000 scholarship award given at HD Expo in Las Vegas the following May. Student travel and lodging paid by NEWH, Inc. winning student must attend award event and have eligible debt at time of award.

Graduate/Preprofessional Practice Program Schps

To be eligible, applicant must be enrolled in the program a minimum of 4 months during the upcoming academic year August to July. Scholarships are available for the following education program categories: Graduate Scholarships 1. Planned or current enrollment in an advanced degree program. Students who are already enrolled in a dietetic internship (DI) or preprofessional practice program (AP4) and will be completing a graduate program. 2. Intention to practice in the field of dietetics. 3. U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Some scholarships require specific areas of study (eg, public health nutrition, foodservice administration, and medicine) and status as a registered dietitian. Such information is requested in the application form. Dietetic Internship/Preprofessional Practice Program Scholarships 1. Planned or current enrollment in a CADE-accredited dietetic internship (DI) or CADE-approved preprofessional practice program (AP4) to establish registration eligibility. Applicants to DI/AP4 programs who are participating in computer matchingmust confirm appointments by the date specified on the application form. (Students who are applying to a combined DI orAP4 graduate program should also apply in this category.) 2. Demonstrate or show promise of being a valuable, contributing member of the progression. 3. US citizen or permanent resident.

ADHF/AGA Student Research Fellowship Awards

Candidates may be high school, undergraduate, medical or graduate students (not yet engaged in thesis research) at accredited North American (U.S., Canada or Mexico) institutions. Candidates holding advanced degrees must be enrolled as undergraduate, medical or graduate students, and they many not hold similar salary support awards from other agencies (e.g., American Liver Foundation, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America). Women and minority students are strongly encouraged to apply. This program offers financial support for students to spend time performing research in the areas of digestive diseases or nutrition for a minimum of 10 weeks. The research may take place at any time during the year. The objective is to stimulate interest in research careers in digestive diseases by providing salary support for research projects. This awards is not intended to provide salary for lab technicians.

Stanford University Hospital Scholarship for Nutrition & Food Science

College/Department: Applied Sciences & Arts - Nutrition & Food Science Student must be enrolled in the undergraduate nutritional science major and have completed at least 12 units at SJSU with a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the major.

Molly & Gene Rauen Endowment

College/Department: Applied Sciences & Arts - Nutrition & Food Science Applicants for scholarship must be matriculated students in the Department of Nutrition & Food Science currently enrolled in courses required to fulfill requirements leading to a MS or BS degree. GPA is a consideration. First preference will be given to grad students and at the discretion of the Review Committee outstanding undergraduate students may be considered.

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