Awards & Grants
  • International Awards and Resources through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation
     
    Competitive Essay Award of the Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim Fund for International Exchange in Nutrition, Dietetics and Management
    The Competitive Essay Award of the Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim Fund for International Exchange in Nutrition, Dietetics and Management supports the international exchange of needed nutrition, dietetics and/or management information that benefits the nutritional health of the world community. The annual deadline to apply for the essay award is February 1st. The author must be a professional dietitian or nutritionist and be involved in the project. The program described should be easily adaptable to a variety of situations. The award amount is $1,100.  Up to two awards may be given. For more information, please visit: http://eatrightfoundation.org/scholarships-funding/#Awards
     
     
    First International Nutritionist/Dietitian (FIND) Fellowship for Study in the USA
    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. Since its establishment, the fellowship has been bestowed to students representing 16 different countries, including: Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Tanzania, Vietnam and most recently Iraq. To see the complete list of FIND winners, please visit: http://eatrightfoundation.org/scholarships-funding/#Awards
     
    The annual deadline to apply for the FIND Fellowship is February 1st. The award amount is $2,200. For more information or to download an application, please visit: http://eatrightfoundation.org/scholarships-funding/#Awards
     
    Colgate Palmolive Fellowship in Nutrition, Oral Health/Dental Education
    The Colgate Palmolive Fellowship in Nutrition, Oral Health/Dental Education is given annually to support research in nutrition and oral health or dental education.  The award amount is $15,000. Non-US residents may apply.  The deadline to apply in June 1st. For more information or to download an application, please visit: http://eatrightfoundation.org/scholarships-funding/#Grants
     
     
    Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim ICDA Welcome Fund
    This fund supports new members of the International Confederation of Dietetic Associations.  The fund provide resources for further development of their participation in ICDA activities.
    Please contact Beth Labrador at blabrador@eatright.org for more information.
     
     
    The Foundation offers International Directories for Dietetic Professionals and Students  
    The Directory of Resources for International Food, Nutrition and Dietetics Professionals is designed for use by practitioners, graduates with baccalaureate (or equivalent) or graduate degrees in nutrition (biomedical), food, dietetics, public health, agriculture, foodservice management, food science, food science technology and related areas. Individuals pursuing a professional degree, or professionals who are seeking continuing education, training or work experience nationally or internationally, will find this directory helpful. Contact information and general guidelines for numerous organizations that offer financial assistance for studies in the United States and other countries are provided.
     
    The International Directory of Nutrition, Dietetics, Foodservice Management and Health Sciences Collaborations is a comprehensive global directory identifies nutrition, dietetics, foodservice management and health sciences collaborations. This project seeks to document international collaborative relationships existing within U.S. colleges, universities and other organizations sponsoring entry-level dietetics education programs accredited and approved by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education. Other international community collaborative relationships are also included. It is anticipated that additional collaborations exist and will want to be listed. Some institutions or organizations may be interested in forming partnerships.  If you have any questions, please contact Beth Labrador at:  blabrador@eatright.org
     
     
    Nutrition Education Resources for Health Practitioners
    Nutrition resources for developing areas of Central America are now available through the Academy’s Foundation. Supporting health professionals' humanitarian assistance efforts, this open-access collection includes: background information on key nutrition-related topics in Central America, including how to explain health and nutrition concepts to this population, educational illustrations to help teach key nutrition-related topics in Central America and a collection of food illustrations and nutrient comparison charts unique to the local food supply. For more information, please visit: http://www.eatrightpro.org/resources/practice/practice-resources/international-nutrition-pilot-project