Scholarships in Nutrition And Food Science

Betty Lane Family and Consumer Sciences Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student with a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1200 (minimum composite ACT score of 27) who is majoring in education, family and consumer sciences, fashion merchandising and apparel design, hotel and restaurant management, interior design, or nutrition and food science/dietetics.

Virginia Valk Fehsenfeld Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a resident of Kent County, Mich., have a minimum 3.4 GPA. Selection is based upon academic achievement, extracurricular activities, personal statement, and financial need.

Schwan's Food Service Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be a member or the child of a member of the American School Food Service Association (ASFSA). Selection is based upon essay and two recommendations.

IRA Educational Foundation Scholarship

Award: $11,000, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be permanent resident of Illinois.

Professional Growth Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be an active member of ASFSA for at least two years and must have completed at least one graduate-level course.

Canadian Home Economics Association (CHEA) Fellowship

Award: $6,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a woman who is a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant and is attending a Canadian university. Applicant must be studying one or more aspects in the field of home economics at the masters or doctoral level.

James Roy Carter Jr. Endowed Presidential Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a South Carolina resident. Preference is given to residents of Chester, Lancaster, or York counties.

J.W. Jones Presidential Scholarship Endowment in Agriculture

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Walter B. McKinney Annual Agricultural Scholarship

Award: $1,250, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a South Carolina resident from a designated rural area as defined by the Farmer's Home Administration, have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA, and demonstrate financial need.

Jeremiah Milbank Sr. Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,100, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Jasper County, S.C. and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Catherine E. Philbin Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a legal resident of Massachusetts and submit a letter of endorsement from the president of the sponsoring GFWC of Massachusetts club in the community of legal residence, college transcript, personal statement, and a recommendation from the department head of major. SASE required.

Lehman M. Bauknight Scholarship

Award: $1,250, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Raymond L. Boozer Endowed Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Lexington County, S.C. and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Mary Caroline and Robert Oliver Carmichael Memorial Fund Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Lewis Dameron Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Jerry Allen Harter Memorial Scholarship

Award: $650, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Allendale or Hampton County, SC, and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Shanklin Memorial Scholarship

Award: $750, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Joseph Pledger Hodges Jr. Annual Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Marlboro County, S.C. and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA. Financial need is considered.

R. Ruth Gauldin Scholarship

Award: $200, Deadline: February 15

Two letters of recommendation required.

Charles and Maydine Roslyn Scholarship

Award: $200, Deadline: February 15

Two letters of recommendation required.

Lewis A. Sikes Annual Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Columbus County, N.C. or Horry County, S.C., have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA, and must demonstrate financial need.

AFDO Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must demonstrate a desire to serve in a career of research, regulatory work, quality control, or teaching in an area related to foods, drugs or consumer product safety, demonstrate leadership abilities, have a minimum 3.0 GPA during first two years of undergraduate study, and submit official college transcript and two letters of recommendation from faculty members.

Lincoln Food Service Grant

Award: $2,500, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be a member of the American School Food Service Association (ASFSA).

Department of Food Science Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 1 (Priority)

Applicant must be enrolled at the University of Missouri at Columbia.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

Kikkoman Foods Inc. FFA Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 8

Applicants must be majoring in one of the following fields: food science, food technology, food service management, dietetics, agricultural business management or some non-agricultural fields. Students must be residents of or planning to attend a college in Wisconsin. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Health Research and Educational Trust Health Career Scholarships

Award: $2,000, Deadline: June 15

Applicants must be New Jersey residents. They must be undergraduate juniors, undergraduate seniors or graduate students enrolled in a nursing, allied health professions, healthcare administration or hospital administration degree program. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the quality of the personal essay submitted as part of the application.

Kansas Nutrition Council Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be Kansas residents who are rising undergraduate juniors, rising undergraduate seniors or graduate students enrolled at a college or university located in Kansas. They must be majoring in nutrition, dietetics, family and consumer sciences or a related subject. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

CANFIT Scholarships

Award: -, Deadline: March 31

Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic students enrolled in a California university or culinary arts school. Undergraduate students must be in a nutrition, physical education or culinary arts program. Graduate students must be enrolled in a nutrition, public nutrition, physical education or American Dietetic Association Approved Pre-professional Practice program. Minimum GPA requirement for graduate students is 3.0 and for undergraduates is 2.5.