Scholarships, including funds set up by many of the affiliate (state) dietetic associations and dietetic practice groups, are available to encourage eligible students and members to enroll in dietetics programs. All ADAF scholarships require ADA membership; some may require specific dietetic practice group membership and residency in a specific state.
While all students are eligible for most ADAF scholarships, some are specified for dietetics students who are members of underrepresented groups.
Eligibility and Application Information
Scholarships awarded by the ADAF are generally for ADA members enrolled in the junior or senior year of a baccalaureate or coordinated program in dietetics or the second year of study in a dietetic technician program, a dietetic internship program or a graduate program. One application form is used for all ADAF scholarships. The number of scholarships available and their dollar amounts vary from year to year. For the 2010-2011 academic year, 139 scholarships were awarded in amounts ranging from $500 to $3,000. The majority of the scholarships awarded are for $1,000.
Other RestrictionsTo be eligible, applicant must be enrolled in a CAADE-accredited/approved program for a minimum of 4 months during the upcoming academic year and include standing as a junior or above status
Education and Accreditation Team
American Dietetic Association Foundation
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 800/877-1600, ext. 4793