The Pennsylvania Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics Foundation Student Stipend

AMOUNT:                  $100.00
AWARDED:               The stipend is given annually.

 

Application Deadline: January 11, 2019

PURPOSE: To provide a stipend to student members of the Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics who attends the Annual Meeting and Exhibition (AME).

 

CRITERIA AND RESTRICTIONS FOR USE OF THE FUND:

  1. The recipient must be a current member of the Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and meet one of the following criteria:
    1. Is enrolled in a Accreditation for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)-accredited/approved DP or CP.
    2. Be accepted by an ACEND-accredited/approved DI or ISPP.  (Application for scholarship may be made in advance of acceptance; however, acceptance must be confirmed by the time recipient is chosen.)
    3. Be admitted to, or in present pursuit of, a program of graduate study in a dietetics-related program at a regionally accredited college or university with the intent to practice in the field of dietetics
  2. Must register and pay to attend the Annual Meeting and Exhibition (AME). Student volunteers for the annual meeting are not eligible for student stipends.

 

 OTHER CONDITIONS/INFORMATION:

Selection criteria will be based on:

  1. Financial need (50%)
  2. Commitment to continued professional development in the dietetics profession as evident from applicant’s statement (30%)
  3. Leadership ability as evident in applicant’s statement and resume (20%)

Students awarded a scholarship will be required to write a letter or establish e-mail communication with the Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics member or donor who provided the scholarship monies.  Students will be provided contact information about the donor.  A letter of thanks and a brief statement about the student’s meeting experience will be expected to be mailed within three (3) weeks of the meetings completion.

 

STUDENT STIPEND APPLICATION

A $100.00 stipend will be available to enable student members of the Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to attend the Annual Meeting and Exhibition.