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

AFA Leader and Academic Scholarships

Agriculture Future of America provides support to future leaders in agriculture from across the country through the AFA Leader and Academic Scholarship program. Scholarships seek to identify young leaders in the agriculture and food industry to enter AFA’s leader development program and receive an academic scholarship to support their academic education. AFA awards 40-50 National Leader and Academic Scholarships annually. AFA provides 30-35 AFA Leader and Academic Scholarships annually to graduating high school seniors or current college students , enrolling/enrolled in a agriculture-related, four-year degree program in the United States. These scholarships are supported by AFA Organizational Partners. Eligibility Requirements: All scholarships include leader development award to attend the AFA Leaders Conference (November of scholarship year in Kansas City, Mo.), of which full attendance is required to receive the full academic scholarship. (Dates of AFA Leaders Conference - see website) Academic scholarship may be used for tuition and fees only. This may include books if paid for through a university charge account. Students must be enrolled in, or enrolling in, an agriculture-related, four-year degree program. Students must be a citizen of the United States of America to be eligible for AFA scholarship awards. International students studying in the United States are not eligible Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of career vision and goal, leader and community involvement, and financial need. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

GOYA Foods Culinary Arts & Food Sciences Scholarship Program

Eligibility Requirements: Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale Be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired) Plan to enroll full-time in a degree seeking program with the U.S. as a Freshman at a four-year U.S. accredited institution and obtaining their 1st undergraduate degree Must have completed 10 hours per month of community service. This activity will be tracked by GOYA. Must be majoring in Culinary Arts or Food Sciences (select Culinary Arts as major) Must have a permanent address in one of the following areas: California (counties of Merced, Madera, Kings, Tulare, Kern, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange, Riverside, San Diego, Imperial) Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia Illinois Indiana Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina Ohio Oklahoma Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina Texas Vermont Virginia Wisconsin Must apply for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Applicants are required to submit an essay response to the following prompt: "Please explain how GOYA has enriched your family traditions."

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.

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

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 / 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 Culinary Grant/Scholarship

Eligibility: To be considered eligible for a Culinary Grant, you must be enrolled and in good standing at an accredited Culinary School or Institution in the United States or abroad six weeks prior to any given grant release date. US citizenship is not a requirement. The combination of your work experience, prior education or training and current course of study should indicate preparedness for the pursuit of a career in the culinary arts. You should have a strong academic record, good character references and demonstrate financial need. Majors considered for our grants include culinary arts, pastry and baking, restaurant management, dietetics, nutrition, food science and related studies. Awards Selection: The number of awards given in a year vary depending on donations, etc. A committee made up of members of the Chefs4Students forum and our advisory board will review the applications and select the recipients. We give out awards on or around April 1st. Those applications must be postmarked February 15th. Only completed applications will be considered. You must send in a completed application and an essay of at least 500 words telling us why the culinary field is one you wish to pursue and your goals in this field. You must submit an official transcript of your current or last year of study (high school transcripts accepted) and two letters of recommendation from a supervisor, teacher, advisor or culinary professional familiar with your skills. Do not email or fax your application.

NDS / DMI Education & Communication 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 education or communication careers in dairy or food related industries. Major areas can include: Education, Social Media & Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Food Science, Nutrition (Human), and Journalism. Scholarships are based on leadership, experience, academic ability and interests in education or communications. Co-sponsored with Dairy Management Inc. Application Deadline is April 15

Jean Downes Nutrition Education Scholarship

College/Department: Applied Sciences & Arts - Nutrition & Food Science Must be nutrition/food science major with special interest in nutrition education, with potential for significant professional contribution; completion of NuFS-190 or NuFS-290.

Coca-Cola Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is for any student pursuing an education in a restaurant, foodservice, or hospitality related major.Scholarship recipients are selected from the general pool of eligible candidates. Award amount: $2,500 Who Can Apply: Preference is given to ProStart Students.

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