Awards/Grants
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim ICDA Welcome Fund:

    The Welcome fund provides financial support to new ICDA members. Contact Nicci Brown at nbrown@eatright.org for information.

    First International Nutritionist/Dietitian (FIND) Fellowship for Study in the USA 
    The FIND Fellowship for Study in the USA, administered by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation, is given on an annual basis to assist a foreign national pursuing postgraduate work in the USA with a clearly articulated plan to return to his or her country. To date, this fellowship has been bestowed to students representing 20 countries.

    Congratulations to the 2021 recipient, Yea Jin Kim, BBA, BS, AD (South Korea). Yea Jin is currently pursuing a Master of Science in nutrition education at Teachers College, Columbia University. By 2023, Yea Jin aims to become an RDN and go back to South Korea to research and build a healthy school meal system and develop nutrition education materials. 

    Upon receiving the award, Yea Jin stated “Above all, I love the feeling that I belong to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation, where international nutrition professionals are cohesively working together for world health enhancement. Being a part of the Foundation and connected to the professionals is a great steppingstone to join this global project.”