This award 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. Award amount: $2,000. Deadline to apply--December 1, 2011.
The 2011 FIND recipient was Irene Acheampong. She is a Nutritionist with the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program at Yadkin County, North Carolina. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Food Science from the University of Ghana in 2006 and is a Master’s in Nutrition Candidate at the University of North-Carolina at Greensboro. She has been accepted into the dietetic internship program offered at The University of North Carolina in Greensboro. Upon completion of the program, Irene plans to return to Ghana to serve as an agent between the community and the government.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org