Category Archives: Grants/Scholarships

Linda K. Crandall Nutrition Scholarship – Application Due April 1, 2020

Linda K. Crandall, the founder of Crandall Corporate Dietitians (consultingrd.com), is passionate about working as a Registered Dietitian. For over 50 years, she has relished the challenge of creating world-class systems, meeting new people, building up others who have worked for her and with her, and being an entrepreneur. Her professional happiness comes from working with the best dietitians in the industry.

In honor of her dedication to the RD profession, we are pleased to announce the Linda K. Crandall scholarship program for 2020. Each year, Crandall Corporate Dietitians awards up to 15 scholarships, for $500 each, to students pursuing either a bachelor’s or master’s degree in nutrition, or a closely related field, with the eventual goal of becoming a Registered Dietitian.

Applicants must meet our eligibility requirements, complete the following application online, and submit a current resume and a copy of your unofficial transcript. Applications must be submitted online by April 1, 2020. Late or incomplete entries or entries submitted via mail or email will not be accepted. Notification of awards will be made by May 15, 2020.

TO BE ELIGIBLE, YOU MUST:

  • Be a current student in Nutrition or a closely related field at an accredited university or college
  • Be in good academic standing
  • Be working toward a BS or MS in Nutrition
  • Have a goal of becoming a Registered Dietitian
  • Be a Junior, Senior, or Graduate student next Fall

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Provide answers to the application questions online at https://www.consultingrd.com/scholarships/
  • Upload a resume and Unofficial Transcript
  • SUBMIT ONLINE APPLICATION BY: April 1, 2020
  • Late or incomplete entries will not be accepted

Notification of Award will be by May 15, 2020.

First preference is given to current Crandall employees/subcontractors, or their children, after which, the remaining scholarships are open to any student at an accredited U.S. college or university. Last year we received 150 applications. Fourteen Linda K. Scholarship were awarded.

HHD News for Students

Global Health Minor Information Sessions
-Monday, Jan. 13, 6 pm, 110 Henderson Bldg.
-Monday, Jan. 27, 6 pm, 110 Henderson Bldg.

Women’s Leadership Initiative
-Wednesday, Jan. 22, 6 pm, 110 Henderson Bldg.
-Thursday, Jan. 23, 6 pm, 110 Henderson Bldg.

Get Funding for your Summer Research
Erickson Discovery Grants
-Deadline: January 20

Study Abroad Week
January 20-24
https://global.psu.edu/studyabroadweek

PAND 2020 Scholarships – Deadline Extended to Jan. 20

The Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Foundation
Announces its 2020 scholarships!
New Deadline to Apply is January 20th
Nutrition students enrolled in a Didactic Program in Dietetics, Coordinated Program, Dietetic Internship, or graduate dietetics-related programs, who are student members of the Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and have a GPA of 2.8 or higher, are eligible for these scholarships.
Three letters of recommendation are needed.
One general scholarship ($1,000) and one ($1,000) diversity scholarship are available.
 
STUDENT STIPEND
A $100.00 stipend will be available to enable student members of the Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to attend the Annual Meeting and Exhibition. March 27, 2020 in King of Prussia
For more information and to apply online please visit :

Scholarships: PA Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Foundation

To apply for these scholarships, students need to be members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (PAND). 

Each year it is the privilege of the PA Academy Foundation (PANDF) to review applications from RDN’s, DTR’s and students throughout the state who qualify for the various scholarships and grants. Please complete the application and submit to: PANDFoundation@gmail.com

General Scholarship
Deadline: January 10, 2020
Description: Provides a scholarship to a member of PA Academy who wishes to become eligible for registration through a didactic program, an internship, ISPP, or a coordinated program. Please complete the application and submit to: PANDFoundation@gmail.com

Diversity Scholarship
Deadline: January 10, 2020
Description: Provides a scholarship to a student with a diverse background, traditionally underrepresented in the field of dietetics. Please complete the application and submit to: PANDFoundation@gmail.com

John E. Smith Outstanding Senior in Nutrition Award

**UPDATE: Due to the short notice, the JES Awards committee will allow flexibility regarding:
-Application Deadline: if you intend to apply but need more time, e-mail Nick McCormick at nhm106@gmail.com by Dec. 13, and let him know you will submit the application no later than Dec. 20.
-Letters of Reference: you can submit your application without letters of reference. If they have trouble picking a winner, they will ask for letters.
We encourage senior Nutritional Sciences majors to apply for the John E. Smith Outstanding Senior in Nutrition Award. Candidate must:
–have completed at least 90 credits including the course, Nutrition 445, and plan to graduate in December, May or August.
–have demonstrated exemplary leadership in the College of Health and Human Development and/or University; and
–have shown exemplary service to the community.

Nominees should submit the following information as a packet postmarked or hand-delivered by December 13, 2019 to Julie Brenneman, 110 Chandlee Laboratory. Application can be found here: https://hhd.psu.edu/john-e-smith-outstanding-senior-nutrition-award. Student receive $100 and engraved plaque to be presented to the recipient at the Nutrition Alumni and Student Brunch in February. Even if you are a December graduate and can’t make it back for the brunch in February, we encourage you to apply.

Emory Global Health Case Competition 2020 – Deadline Extended to Nov. 26!

Apologies for the late notice, but this is a great opportunity if you can submit the application by tomorrow. Six students from Penn State College of
Medicine, Dickinson Law, and University Park campuses will participate in the International Emory Global Health Case Competition on March 14, 2020 in Atlanta. The top-ranking team will be awarded a cash prize.
Application here: https://pennstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bQSRCur0tPcU83r
More info here: http://globalhealth.emory.edu/what/student_programs/student_funding_opportunities/case_competitions.html

If you have questions, please contact Julie Lentes at Penn State-Hershey, jlentes@phs.psu.edu or 717-531-1849.

Erickson Discovery Grant Applications 2020

The Office of Undergraduate Education is pleased to once again offer
Erickson Discovery Grants to support undergraduate student engagement
in original research, scholarship, and creative work under
the direct supervision of a faculty member.

More than 60 Erickson Discovery Grants, each in the amount of $3,500, are available for summer 2020. The application deadline is January 20, 2020.
Learn more about the grants at undergradresearch.psu.edu.

Philadelphia – South Jersey Chapter Association for Healthcare Foodservice 2019 Scholarship

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The Philadelphia/South Jersey Chapter of the Association for Healthcare Foodservice is pleased to announce that we are again offering scholarships (one for undergraduate and one for graduate – $1,500 each) to eligible students. Students will have the opportunity to apply for an undergraduate or graduate scholarship as appropriate to their level of study. The scholarship will be for the 2019 school year. Student applicants must be enrolled in a dietetic or hospitality program in the Philadelphia/South Jersey area (which includes PSU).  Scholarship award winners will be chosen by committee based on selection criteria that include financial need, scholastic achievement, commitment to the profession, and leadership ability.  Please note that students enrolled at Penn State University are encouraged to apply. The due date for the applications is November 4, 2019.Philly SJ AHF Scholarship Form – 2019

Student Engagement Funds available for Summer Experiences-March 15 Deadline

The Student Engagement Network is now accepting grant applications for summer 2019! Apply now.

Through a competitive application process, awards are given to undergraduate students from across Penn State’s campuses, including World Campus. Grant recipients may use funding to cover the costs of living (i.e. housing, food, transportation), supplies and materials for events and presentations, and other costs related to an engagement experience.

Engagement experiences cover a wide variety of learning and growth opportunities, including research, internships, co-ops, study abroad, study away, service learning, artistic creation and performance, participation in student and professional clubs and organizations, peer mentoring, and philanthropic service, among others.
The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. (EST) on Friday, March 15.
Additional details about the grant program, including eligibility, requirements, and information about how to prepare a competitive application, can be found at engage.psu.edu/students/grants.
For the most recent news and announcements regarding Student Engagement Network opportunities, follow @EngagePennState on Twitter. For general ​questions or concerns, please email engage@psu.edu or call (814) 863-5995.

2019 PAND Scholarships available for Dietetic Students

The Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (PAND) announces their 2019 scholarships!

  • Eligible nutrition students (DPD students, Coordinated Students, Dietetic Interns, and graduate students in dietetics-related programs) who are student members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and have a GPA of 2.8 or higher are encouraged to apply.
  • One general scholarship ($1,000) and one diversity scholarship ($1,000) are available.
  • Three letters of recommendation are needed: please start the process early.

For more information and to apply online please visit our website at: www.eatrightpa.org

The deadline for application is JANUARY 10, 2019, so don’t delay!