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 firstname.lastname@example.org to be sure that your name is added to the email list for Dietetics. You may also contact your faculty advisor for more information.
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.
Students are also encouraged to become involved in professional organizations such as the DC Metro Area Dietetic Association, the Maryland Dietetic Association, and the Society for Nutrition Education DC Metro Chapter, as well as national professional organizations such as the American Dietetic Association and the Society for Nutrition Education. Participation in these organizations provides excellent leadership training and an opportunity to network with area dietitians and nutrition professionals.