FAND Scholarship and Stipends

The Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation (FANDF) offers scholarships and stipends to Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics members. They are awarded to further education, obtain certifications, gain leadership skills, and involved in professional activities.

Sister Helen Marie Pellicer Scholarship

 

This scholarship was established in 1969 in memory of Sister Helen Marie Pellicer.

Amount of Award: $1000

Number Awarded: 1

Qualifications: Junior or senior undergraduate student in dietetics

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: December 4, 2020

To apply for this scholarship click here

FAND Presidents Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1975

Amount Awarded: $1500

Number Awarded: 1

Qualifications: Graduate student in dietetics or Registered Dietitian working towards a Masters/PHD to enhance his/her career in dietetics

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: December 4, 2020

To apply for this scholarship click here

 

Anne Brezina Dietetic Intern Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2005

Amount of Award: $1000

Number Awarded: 1

Qualifications: Acceptance into or currently in a dietetic internship program

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: December 4, 2020

To apply for this scholarship click here

 

Clara Augustine Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2012

Amount of Award: $1000

Number Awarded: 1

Qualifications: Accepted or enrolled in MPH, DrPH, masters or doctoral program with an EMPHASIS in community nutrition

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: December 4, 2020

To apply for this scholarship click here

 

Gail Kauwell Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2018

Amount of Award:  $1000

Number awarded: 1

Qualifications:  Graduate student accepted or enrolled in a graduate-level dietetic internship program with a GPA minimum grade point averge of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: December 4, 2020

To apply for this scholarship click here

 

Christine Stapell Legislative Day Stipend

Amount of Award: Up to $100

Number Awarded: 5

Qualifications: Any member can apply

Purpose: To attend Legislative Day in Tallahassee. The awardee is provided up to $100 reimbursement to put towards registration, travel, hotels and meals. Once the event has occurred, a reimbursement form needs to be completed to receive funds.

STIPEND DEADLINE: Not available in 2021

Christine Stapell Legislative Day Stipend Application

Reimbursement Form

 

Levina Phillips Stipend

Amount of Award: $250

Number Awarded: 2

Qualifications: Any member can apply

STIPEND DEADLINE: May 7, 2021  

Purpose: For leadership growth opportunities or any certification that will enhance your dietetics career.

How you will be awarded: Once the event has occurred, a reimbursement form needs to be completed to receive funds.

Levina Phillips Stipend Application

Reimbursement Form

 

Florida Symposium Stipend

Amount of Award: Registration Fee

Number Awarded: 3

Qualifications: Any RD member can apply

STIPEND DEADLINE: May 7, 2021

Purpose: To assist any RD member in attending the annual meeting to network and participate in education sessions to grow in the profession.

How you will be awarded: All awarded recipients will be notified prior to the deadline for early-bird registration.

Awardees will be reimbursed upon proof of registration.

Florida Symposium Stipend Application

 

Florida Symposium Student Stipend

Amount of Award: Registration Fee

Number Awarded: 3

Qualifications: Any dietetics student can apply.

STIPEND DEADLINE: May 7, 2021

Purpose: To assist student member in attending the annual meeting to network and participate in educational sessions to grow in the profession

How you will be awarded: All awarded recipients will be reimbursed upon proof of registration.

Florida Symposium Student Stipend Application

 

FNCE Stipend

Amount of Award: Up to $500 towards expenses which can include registration, travel, and lodging. Please fill out the reimbursement for up to $500, which is found in the link below. When submitting the form. Please also submit paid receipts for items asking for.

Number Awarded: 3

Qualifications: Any member can apply

STIPEND DEADLINE: AUGUST 6, 2021

Purpose: To assist members in attending the AND annual meeting to network and participate in educational sessions to grow in the profession

How you will be awarded: All awarded recipients will be notified prior to the deadline for early-bird registration. Awardees will be reimbursed upon proof of registration.

FNCE Stipend Application

Requirements that must be met for an application to be considered:

  • Complete the scholarship application and submit online. Click here
  • You may upload copy of your transcripts as part of your application for (see above). If you have trouble, please reach out to scholarships@eatrightflorida.org.
  • At least 1 reference needs to be received for each application. The person completing the reference needs to click here to complete it.

Give Back Program

All recipients of scholarships and stipends are asked to give back a minimum of 2 hours to the Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics within one year of receiving their award. Hours can be fulfilled at the Florida Annual Symposium in July. If you are not able to attend the symposium, hours can be fulfilled within your district. The scholarship chair can assist you in fulfilling your giving back to the organization.

Scholarship criteria for Sister Helen Marie Pellicer, FAND Presidents, Anne Brezina Dietetic Intern, Gail Kauwell Dietetic Intern, and Clara Augustine Scholarships:

  • US citizen or permanent resident
  • Florida Resident
  • Member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Student continuing education for at least one additional academic term following application deadline
  • Dietetic Intern candidate accepted into a program or currently in a program
  • Accepted or enrolled in an approved program in the state of Florida. Those students dong a distance internship are still applicable, but must be a Florida Resident
  • Anticipating practice in the field of dietetics
  • Applicants should have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • References and statement of goals indicate professional potential and commitment to excellence in dietetics