- CDR Doctoral
- CDR Diversity
No. The Academy does not offer scholarships to high school students.
Students can be enrolled full-time or part-time.
The online application is updated yearly and is made available on the Foundation’s externally hosted application portal. The Foundation’s scholarship application is a singular, centralized application which allows every applicant to automatically be considered for all Foundation scholarships they meet the eligibility criteria for.
The following materials must be submitted with the application packet. Do not submit any additional materials other than those listed here:
- Applications must include TWO completed recommendation forms – one must be completed by an academic source and the other must be completed by a professional source. Recommendation forms from Registered Dietitian Nutritionists are preferred. Letters of recommendation will not be accepted in place of a recommendation form.
- Applicants are required to upload transcripts from each college which they were enrolled for any courses or a faculty member’s verification of GPA(s).
- Doctoral student applicants are required to provide a copy of their GRE scores or a verification form from a faculty member.
Applications must be submitted through the online application portal by June 15, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. (Central time). Emailed applications, forms and supporting documents will not be accepted.
The same application is applicable for all scholarships.
Students may apply for an Academy Foundation scholarship every year, as long as they meet the scholarship requirements.
The amounts range from $500 to $10,000. The majority of the scholarships awarded are for $1,000.
All applicants will receive notification via email in late-September. Foundation staff cannot provide interim information or feedback on scholarship applications.
Information about student aid should be sought from the financial aid office or administrator at individual institutions. Additional sources include the state dietetic association, state higher education agency and local civic, professional and community organizations or foundations. Also, detailed information about federal grants and loans administered by the United States Department of Education is available online.