International Awards and Fellowships available from the ADA Foundation.
    Vol. 17 Issue 2
    Colgate Palmolive Fellowship in Nutrition, Oral Health/Dental Education

    This grant is given to support research in nutrition and oral health or dental education by student in a masters, doctoral or post-doctoral program in dietetics/nutrition or public health nutrition and have an expressed interest in nutrition and oral health/dental education. . Grant amount: $15,000. Non-US residents may apply. Deadline to apply, March 1, 2011.

    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. Award amount: $2,000. Deadline to apply, December 1, 2010. The 2009 FIND recipient was Caroline Karani who is currently a dietetic intern at Bowling Green State University and a second year graduate student pursing a masters in public health from the North West Ohio Consortium of Public Health,. Her long term goal is to serve her native country Kenya in the areas of health promotion and disease prevention.

    Competitive Essay Award of the 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. The 2010 essay topic is: Describe the application of innovative technologies (example solar or telehealth tools), policies or interventions to raise the nutritional health of a community. The project described should be easily adaptable to a variety of situations. Deadline to apply, December 1, 2010. The 2009 essay award recipients are Penny E. McConnell, RD, SNS ( http://www.eatright.org/Foundation/content.aspx?id=6442452445 ) for her essay entitled: Global Child Nutrition Forum (GCNF) Country Planning Process for Sustainable School Feeding Programs and Diane D. Stadler, PhD, RD ( http://www.eatright.org/WorkArea/linkit.aspx?LinkIdentifier=id&ItemID=6442452020&libID=6442452016 ) for her essay entitled: Growth Assessment and Nutritional Intervention among High-Risk Children in Rural Honduras: Partnerships among OHSU, Medical Teams International, and PREDISAN. To red their essays please visit http://www.eatright.org/foundation .

    All ADA Foundation award applications are available online at www.eatright.org/foundation . For more information contact Beth Labrador at 800/877-1600, ext. 4821 or blabrador@eatright.org .