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The Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim Fund for International Exchange in Nutrition, Dietetics and Management 2017-07-20T09:57:18+00:00

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

The Wimpfheimer–Guggenheim Fund for International Exchange in Nutrition, Dietetics and Management 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.

The fund offers a $1,100 award for an essay describing a ground breaking education program or model aimed at solving malnutrition. Essay submissions describing non-traditional educational methods are encouraged. The project described should be adaptable to a variety of settings. Up to two awards may be given.

  • The author must be a professional dietitian or nutritionist and be involved in the project.
  • The project described should be easily adaptable to a variety of settings.
  • The essay title should be specific and informative, conveying the findings of the project.
  • The essay winner must submit the essay for publication in a dietetics related newsletter or magazine.
  • Authors must be willing to share with others the ideas mentioned in their essay.
  • Authors must include the name and website address of all orginaizations that are mentioned within their essay.
  • Authors must provide contact information such as an email address within their essay in the event that readers would like to get more information about the project or program described.
  • Essays should be between five and seven typed pages, double spaced.
  • Applications and essays must be sent via email to schassagne@eatright.org  by February 1, 2017.
  • The application forms and all enclosures should be submitted electronically as one single document.

Any questions may be directed to Stacy Chassagne at 800/877-1600, ext. 4889 or schassagne@eatright.org.

Download the application.

Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim Winning Essays

Below is the most recent essay topic and essay competition winner. View winning essays from previous years by visiting the Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim essay competition archive.

2017 Winning Essay
Topic: Describe a ground breaking education program or model aimed at solving malnutrition. Essay submissions describing non-traditional educational methods are encouraged. The project described should be adaptable to a variety of settings.

Winner:

2017 Runners-Up

Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim International Lecture

The Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim Fund for International Exchange in Nutrition, Dietetics and Management has established an annual international lecture at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE). The focus of the lecture is to raise the nutritional health of the world community by highlighting original international projects in food and nutrition, dietetic education, research and foodservice management.

Listen to and learn more about past lectures.

2017 Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim Essay Award Application
Applications and essays must be sent via email to schassagne@eatright.org by February 1, 2017.

Related Links
Archive of Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim Winning Essays
Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim International Lecture