• Awards
    Apply now for the following International Awards from the American Dietetic Association Foundation:
    2010
    Vol. 17 Issue 1
     
    Country: United States
    First International Nutritionist/Dietitian (FIND) Fellowship for Study in the USA: 
    This award is given to assist foreign nationals who are pursuing postgraduate work in the USA and have a clearly articulated plan to return to their country. Deadline to apply is December 1, 2010. Award amount: $2,000.

    Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim Fund for International Exchange in Nutrition, Dietetics and Management: 
    This award is given to provide for the international exchange of needed nutrition, dietetic and/or management information for the benefit of the nutritional health of the world community. Award amount: $1,000. Up to two awards may be given. Deadline to apply is December 1, 2010. 

    The 2011 Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim International Lecture:
    The ADA Foundation is currently accepting proposals for the Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim International Lecture taking place at ADA’s annual conference in San Diego, CA, September 24 to 27, 2011. The focus of the lecture is to raise the nutritional health of the world community by highlighting original international projects in food and nutrition, dietetic education, research and foodservice management. Practical application of innovative, creative or novel yet feasible solutions to local problems that can be applied in a variety of settings will be strongly considered, especially in developing countries. The lecture may also focus on work that international not-for-profit organizations are doing to improve the nutritional health of the world community. Registered dietitians (or International Equivalent) nutritionists, health professionals, officers of international health organizations or government agencies promoting partnership for improving global nutrition and universal well-being are eligible to be selected for the lecture. To be considered as a lecturer, please complete the proposal located on the ADAF website, www.eatright/foundation.org, and provide a CV/résumé for a potential lecturer, lecturers or panel of lecturers. All proposals are due to Beth Labrador, by October 26, 2010.

    All award applications are available online at http://www.eatright/foundation.org or by contacting Beth Labrador blabrador@eatright.org .