Foundation Awards and Grants

Foundation Scholarships:
Deadline Extended to
April 26th

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation is accepting scholarship applications for the 2022-2023 academic year within its electronic application portal.
Students at all levels of study are eligible to apply, including those accepted to and enrolled in dietetic technician, undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs, and dietetic internships.


Eligible applicants only need to complete one application to be considered for all Foundation scholarships being awarded, including two Advancing Diversity in Dietetics Scholarships ($25,000) to support the educational advancement of aspiring RDNs of diverse backgrounds and cultures and other scholarships ranging from $500 to $10,000 each.


The Foundation recognizes that many dietetic students, interns, and educators continue to be impacted by closures and staff shortages. Understanding these challenges, the Foundation has extended its scholarship application deadline to 10:00 am CT on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. We hope the flexibility this extra week of accommodation provides helps alleviate any stress impacted individuals may be experiencing while applying for Foundation scholarships.




Any questions not addressed within the scholarship application instructions or the Frequently Asked Questions document should be directed via email to


The following additional opportunities may also be of particular interest to DBC members:

Frederick Green Memorial Nutrition Communications Experience Award – Student/Dietetic Intern Application

The Foundation’s Frederick Green Memorial Nutrition Communications Experience Award was established to support nutrition and dietetics students in enhancing their capabilities and experience in the area of nutrition communications, specifically related to media and public relations, through a paid professional experience with a nutrition communications RDN specializing in these areas.

Applications are currently being accepted from dietetic students and interns interested in pursuing a professional experience with a nutrition communications RDN. Eligible students and interns, who meet the recipient criteria below, will rank their preferred experiences within their applications. The student or intern selected to receive this award will be matched to one of their preferred experiences with a nutrition communications RDN and receive a $3,000 award.

Applicant Eligibility Criteria:

-Must be a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
-Must be enrolled in a college or university program accredited by the Accreditation Council on Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).
-Must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in nutrition, dietetics, or closely related field, or accepted to a dietetic internship.
-Undergraduate students must have completed their junior year or be a new graduate accepted into an accredited dietetic internship that will 
 begin after completion of the summer experience.
-Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
-Must have an interest in pursuing nutrition communications as part of her/his career path


The application is available within the Foundation’s electronic application portal with a deadline of Monday, May 16, 2022, at 12:00 pm CT. Questions should be directed to Foundation staff at