Whether you’re looking for ways to get involved with your peers, trying to expand your horizons abroad, or looking for professional development opportunities either through internships or research, the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources offers a wealth of opportunities to our student body.
There are numerous scholarships available for students majoring in Nutrition, Food Science or Dietetics. Scholarship opportunities exist through the Department of Nutrition and Food Science, including the Robert Facchina Scholarships. In addition, the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and the Institute of Food Technologists offer scholarships for students.
Information on employment and scholarships is posted through the departmental undergraduate email listserv. You are strongly encouraged to obtain an e-mail account and contact us at email@example.com to be sure that your name is added to the email list for Dietetics. You may also contact your faculty advisor for more information.
Nutritional Science Scholarships
Scholarship opportunities exist through the Department of Nutrition and Food Science, including the Robert Facchina Scholarships. In addition, the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and the Institute of Food Technologists offer scholarships for students.
Food Science Scholarships
The Food Science major offers opportunities for scholarships and achievement awards from the department, like the Robert Facchina Scholarship, as well as from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the Institute of Food Technologists, Maryland D.C. Dairy Technology, C.W. England scholarships, and the Forbes Chocolate Leadership Award.
Scholarship opportunities are sometimes available through the department, the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the Maryland Academy of Nutrition and Dietitics, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the Institute of Food Technologists. The Undergraduate Admissions Office has more information on scholarships for freshman and transfer students.
Career and Internships Opportunities
For students looking for an internship or job, you can start with AGNR College Career Help. Also, the UMD Career Center serves as a invaluable resource to students. Or schedule a career assistance appointment to talk to a career counselor in person.
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The Department is connected with many local food companies and research institutions. Click the link below to see the many opportunities.
Check the Bursar's Office for information about financial aid and need based scholarships. Information on departmental scholarships can be found on this site, in the undergraduate section.
The Learning Assistance Services (LAS) in 2202 Shoemaker offers a variety of services to enhance students' academic performance.
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Once you have chosen your area of study, and have an active email account, you can be added to the departmental undergraduate e-mail listserv for your area of study. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure that your name is added to the email list. Information on scholarships, undergraduate internships, advising, employment, extracurricular activities and more are posted through this email listserv. For more information on acquiring an email account, visit the Office of Information Technology.
A wide variety of services are offered to students:
Counseling Center, Help Center (301-314-HELP), Mental Health Center