College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Nutrition & Food Science

Giving to NFSC

The Department of Nutrition and Food Science strives to prepare students for careers in the dynamic and global food industry, public health and community nutrition sectors, health care, or biomedical research.

With your help, we can continue to lead the way with the very best faculty, students and programs.  If you are interested in making a unique, impactful or transformational gift to the Department, please contact either Kashayp Choksi, Assistant Dean for Development, kchocksi@umd.edu301.405.7733 or Leslie Joyce, Associate Director of Development, ljoyce@umd.edu301.405.7107.

If you are interested in growing the Department, there are several established endowments listed below with links to their online giving forms:


Hoffstein Nutritional Research Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to students who have a desire in conducting nutritional research.


Robert A. Facchina/Johanna Foods Inc. Scholars Fund

This fund provides scholarships to deserving students who are pursuing degrees related to the study of nutrition and food science in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.


William R. and Mary Jane DeLauder Student Award

Awarded to a student in the Department of Nutrition and Food Science. Established by Dick ('68) and Mary Jane De Lauder.

Food Science Research Education Fund

Providing support for research and education in the area of food science


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