The recipient of the First International Nutritionist/Dietitian (FIND) Fellowship for Study in the USA is given to assist a foreign national who is pursuing postgraduate work in the USA and has a clearly articulated plan to return to their country. The 2014 award recipient is Jessie Ho, AS, BS, from Hong Kong who is currently seeking to complete her dietetic internship and a masters degree in clinical nutrition from Purdue University. Jessie is also currently working as a nutrition trainee at the Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities which is affiliated with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Upon completing her program and returning to Hong Kong, her goal is to become a dietitian who specializes in metabolic disorders. Jessie said upon receiving the award, “This award has further validated my dreams of becoming a metabolic dietitian and confirmed my desire to help the underserved population of those who diagnosed with Inborn Errors of Metabolism in Hong Kong
The deadline to apply for the 2015 FIND Award is February 1, 2015. The award amount is $2,200. For more information or to download an application, please visit: http://www.eatright.org/Foundation/content.aspx?id=6998.