This research grant provides funding for research that implements the Academy’s Research Agenda for Dietetics. The Academy's Research Agenda for Dietetics presents numerous research needs. A topic or topics for the Hertzler Grant will be selected by the Academy Counsel on Research. Only proposals addressing the selected topic(s) will be considered for funding. $15,000 is available, but half will be awarded only after a satisfactory final report has been submitted to the Academy Foundation and the Academy Counsel on Research.