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Student Member Resources

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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.

This award is to be used for education and/or internships that happen in the fall semester.  The application for scholarships opens on January 1st and are due by March 1st each year.  The recipients will be notified by the end of March. The awardees receive free attendance to the annual MAND spring conference where the award will be presented.

 

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

1. Be a Nutrition and Dietetics Student:

  • 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

  • A student in the Dietetic Internship Program at the University of Maine. Or

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

  • A resident of Maine enrolled in an ACEND-accredited program and is not graduating in the current semester.

 

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

 

3. Be a member of the Maine Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

 

4. Judges will prefer awarding one scholarship to an undergraduate student and one to a graduate student. If all applicants fall into one of the two categories, the judges will award both scholarships to either graduate or undergraduate students.

 

Complete the online application by March 1, 2024 by clicking on the link below and attach the following documents:

  • 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?

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

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

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