|This $2,000 award is given to a professional foreign dietitian or nutritionist, preferably from a developing country, to enable him or her to attend a workshop or seminar or to participate in a continuing education program or orientation project in the United States. Priority will be given to a qualified nutritionist or dietitian who has a serious financial need and a definite goal of applying the United States experience in his or her native country.
Applicants for the FIND fellowship should
** State their professional background
** Outline the program they plan to attend
** Explain how the program will benefit their country of origin
** Explain their financial need
** Report and document how the total funds will be used. (The majority of the awarded funds must be used for educational fees, not for travel or living expenses.)
** The applicant has to prove that he or she has been accepted at the institution, workshop or program and that the funds for which he or she applies will be used within that year.
** The applicant for the fellowship must report and document how the total funds will be used.
Applications for the 2010 award must be postmarked by December 1, 2009. Applications are available online at http://www.adaf.org or by contacting Beth Labrador at 800/877-1600, ext. 4821 or firstname.lastname@example.org