Scholarships in Nutritional Sciences

ADAF Scholarship

Award: $4,500, Deadline: April 17

Selection is based upon financial need, academic standing, and professional potential. Applicant must be member of ADA.

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.

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.

Culinary Arts/Nutrition/Physical Education Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be an African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, or Latino/Hispanic, enrolled in an approved program at a California institution. Undergraduate applicant must have 50 semester units completed and a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA. Graduate applicant must have 12-15 units completed and a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA. Four copies of a personal statement, two recommendations, a 500- to 1,000-word essay, official transcripts, photo, and application are required to be submitted.

AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows

Award: $450, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be enrolled in a college or university in the natural, physical, health, engineering, computer, social sciences or mathematics fields.

Walter Reed Smith Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: June 15

Applicant must be a woman over the age of 30 who is a lineal descendant of worthy Confederates or collateral descendant who is a member of the Children of the Confederacy or the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA, be enrolled in an accredited college or university, and carry a minimum of 12 hours each semester. Applicant must be prepared to pass entrance examination of prospective college or university. Applicant must submit proof of Confederate Military Record, line of descent from Confederate ancestor, a letter of endorsement from sponsoring Chapter, a letter of recommendation, complete financial report, official transcripts, an essay on the significance of a southern heritage, and a wallet-size photo. Original and four copies of the application forms and five copies of all documents, certificates, and letters must be submitted to the Division Director of Education. All inquiries must include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

National Zoological Park Traineeship in Nutrition

Award: $3,000, Deadline: December 31

Selection is based upon statement of interest, scholastic achievement, relevant experience, and letters of reference. Preference is given to advanced undergraduates and recent graduates.

National Zoological Park Traineeship in Husbandry/Exhibit Interpretation

Award: $3,000, Deadline: December 31

Selection is based upon statement of interest, scholastic achievement, relevant experience, and letters of reference. Preference is given to advanced undergraduates, and recent graduates.

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 Nutritional Sciences 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.

The Phyllis V. Roberts Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicants must be Virginia residents and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students will need to submit three letters of reference, a short essay explaining why they have chosen a graduate degree in Food Science/Nutritional Science. Applicants should have a goal of helping to address food insecurity in our communities.