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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

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.

General Mills Technology Scholars Award

Scholarship Value: up to $5,000 Classifications: College Freshman, College Junior, College Senior, College Sophomore Minimum GPA: 3.0 Eligible Majors: Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Science/MIS, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Food Science, Industrial Engineering, Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Packaging Engineering, Pulp & Paper Engineering Engineering, Systems Engineering Eligible Schools: Open for 2 Year and 4 Year Colleges Eligible Locations: Open How to Apply : Apply Online Scholarship Detail: General Mills markets some of the worlds best-loved brands, including Betty Crocker, Haagen-Dazs, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Old El Paso, and Cheerios. Our brand portfolio includes more than 100 leading U.S. brands and numerous category leaders around the world. General Mills and UNCF have partnered to offer the General Mills Technology Scholars Award which provides a $5,000 scholarship. Students will be selected based on academic performance, career aspirations, demonstrated leadership, and achievement. Donor/Sponsor Name: General Mills

Carol Chorbajian Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is for any student pursuing an education in a restaurant, foodservice, or hospitality related major. With first preference be given to students from Monterey County followed by students who are from California or attending college in California. If there are not enough eligible students meeting these requirements, the NRAEF may select recipients from the general pool of eligible candidates. Award amount: $2,500 Who Can Apply: Preference is given to students from Monterey County, California residents and students attending a school in California.

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.

NDS / DMI Milk Marketing & Dairy Products Scholarship

(1st - $1,500; 2nd through 5th - $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 or Agricultural Marketing, Dairy Product Development, Dairy Quality Control or Testing, Dairy Foods or Nutrition, and Food Product Science. Scholarships are based on leadership, experience, academic ability and interests in Milk Marketing or Dairy Products. Co-sponsored with Dairy Management Inc. 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.

NEWH Sunshine Chapter Scholarship

Qualifications:  Must be a currently enrolled student attending an accredited college in Northern Florida or Mississippi  Must have completed half the requirements for a degree or certification in the program you are currently enrolled  Must show financial need and have eligible outstanding debt for tuition, books or supplies at time of scholarship award  Must have a 3.0 GPA  Must have a career objective in one of the areas of the Hospitality Industry (i.e., Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary/Foodservice, Architecture, Interior Design, etc.) Additional requirements must be included with your application:  Student essay, to include: o Background of yourself and your experience o Your goals and objectives after graduation o What prompted you to choose this career o Do you feel you made a contribution to your school program or fellow students through leadership or participation o Why is obtaining this scholarship important to you o If your application is not accepted, what plans do you have for financing  Official Transcript  Letters of recommendation from Professor, advisor and/or department head  Letters from industry professionals, employers, etc. Submit by email: Josh.altenbach@outlook.com Mailing address for transcripts/reference letters: Josh Altenbach 975 Lake Front Ln. Longwood, FL 32779 (P): 321-303-5949 (E): Josh.altenbach@outlook.com

Edward O. Nesheim Memorial Scholarship

The Scholarship may be used at any post secondary institution of higher education in North Dakota granting Associate or higher degrees. Application deadline is April 1 of the year the scholarship is to be awarded. Recipients of the Nesheim Scholarship may apply for renewal upon satisfactory completion of the previous academic year with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Eligibility requirements: 1. Must be a legal resident of North Dakota and a direct descendant (child, grandchild or great-grandchild) of a U.S. veteran who served honorably. Proof of service and lineage are required. 2. Must have maintained a secondary school GPA of 2.75 or higher. 3. Must be pursuing a degree in some phase of Agriculture, Human Nutrition, or Medicine (Medical Dr, PA, Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Pharmacy or Chiropractic. 4. Must be a High School senior or a previous Nesheim Scholarship recipient now attending an institution of higher education.

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a two- or four-year degree in animal nutrition, animal or food science, farm/ranch or business management, general agriculture, agricultural communications, journalism, extension, public relations, economics, international agriculture, finance, sales, marketing, engineering, mechanization, biochemistry, biological sciences, biotechnology, food packaging or technology or pulp and paper technology. Minimum 2.8 GPA on a 4.0 scale is required. Must be current FFA member. Applicant must exhibit strong leadership skills and have participated in community service. Some residency requirements may apply.AWARD: 80 scholarships at $1,000 each, non-renewable.

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.

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