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THE FUTURE DIETETICS PROFESSIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Maine Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is pleased to offer two $500 scholarships yearly to students planning a career as a nutrition and dietetics professional.

 

Award applications open January 1st and all application materials must be received by March 1st. The award is intended for use for the next semester.

A. To be eligible to apply for this award you must be either: 

  1. A full-time student in your junior or senior year (but not the final semester) in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Program at the University of Maine.           or

  2. A student in the Dietetic Internship Program at the University of Maine.     or

  3. A student in the University of New England - FG - Future Education Model Graduate Program with supervised practice hours taking place in Maine      or

  4. A resident of the state of Maine who is enrolled in an ACEND accredited program and is not graduating in the current semester.

 

B Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (undergraduates) or 3.3 (graduate students)

 

C. All applicants must be a member of the Maine Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Complete the online application and attach the following documents:

  1. A statement (not to exceed 300 words) on your professional goals and career plans. Include reasons for your career choice and what contributions you would like to make to your profession.  How do you plan to exercise leadership within your profession in the future? 

  2. An updated transcript (unofficial transcripts will be accepted).

  3. A brief statement of support from a faculty member at your institution

 

 

This scholarship will be announced at the Maine Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics annual spring conference. The recipient receives free attendance to the conference.