International Awards and Fellowships

The annual application deadline is February 1 unless otherwise noted.

Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim Fund for International Exchange in Nutrition, Dietetics and Management

This award is given to provide for the international exchange of needed nutrition, dietetic and/or management information for the benefit of the nutritional health of the world community. Up to two awards may be given.

Colgate Palmolive Fellowship in Nutrition, Oral Health/Dental Education

This grant is given to support research in nutrition and oral health or dental education by doctoral students seeking a doctorate in nutrition and oral health or dental education. Non-US residents may apply.

  • Grant amount: $15,000

First International Nutritionist/Dietitian (FIND) Fellowship for Study in the USA

This award is given to assist foreign nationals who are pursuing postgraduate work in the USA and have a clearly articulated plan to return to their country.

Edna and Robert Langholz International Nutrition Award

This award will be presented to the person whose contribution to nutrition has had the greatest international significance. Awarded in even numbered years.

  • Award amount: $25,000
  • Presented at the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo in October

American Overseas Dietetic Association International Project Award

The purpose of this fund is to foster collaboration and the sharing of knowledge and skills among food and nutrition professionals in the international community. An award will be given to AODA members who intend to work in partnership with another food or nutrition professional on a project that will benefit the local community of one of the individuals. The premise is that the AODA member and colleague will have somewhat different knowledge and skill sets that, when brought together, will serve to fulfill a special project.