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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 for more information and an application form.

NEWH Las Vegas Chapter Scholarship

Qualifications:  Must be a currently enrolled student attending an accredited college  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.) Please attach the following:  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 all items by mail to: Karen Licea 4022 Dean Martin Drive Las Vegas, NV 89103 (P): 702.883.1383 (E):  

Wally & Joni Doolin Scholarship

This scholarship is for any student pursuing an education in a restaurant, foodservice, or hospitality related major who participated in the ProStart Program, preference will be given to minority females. Who Can Apply: ProStart Students, minority females

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Majors Scholarships

Eligibility Criteria:•Must be of Hispanic background•Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in the United States or Puerto Rico•Must be studying at an accredited university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the upcoming academic year•Must be (or plan to be) enrolled full-time as an undergraduate or graduate student for the upcoming academic year•Must have earned and maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average of no less than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale•Must demonstrate financial need•Must be studying a major that falls under the STEM Majors Application

Rose Y. L. Tseng Nutrition Major Scholarship

College/Department: Applied Sciences & Arts - Nutrition & Food Science Community dietetics interest/experience.

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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