Application Deadline March 1, 2020

This scholarship is intended to help a registered dietitian or NDTR pursue continuing education in order to enhance professional standing and knowledge of nutrition, nutrition education, or food science.  Applicants must be a member of VAND.

Applicants must ask two references to submit a letter of support to CPI@eatrightvt.org by the March 1 deadline. At least one reference must be a registered dietitian. 

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* 1. Your name and contact information

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* 2. Your Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics membership number

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* 3. Describe the program or course of study you are applying for.  Include the name of the course, whether or not it is part of a degree or certificate, the approximate timeline, and any other relevant information.

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* 4. Please explain how this program or class will help you develop as a nutrition professional.

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* 5. How much are you requesting from the Betsy Hiser Scholarship?  Please provide a budget of your anticipated expenses. (The maximum award is $1,000).

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* 6. Please describe your involvement in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics at the national or local level during the past 3 - 10 years. 

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* 7. Please describe other service or leadership roles you have held in community, state or national organizations during the past 3 - 5 years. These activities may be related to dietetics or in other fields.

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* 8. If you are currently employed in dietetics, please describe your role.

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* 9. Please list the name, email address and phone number for each of your two references. At least one reference must be a registered dietitian. 

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* 10. Recipients of the Betsy Hiser Scholarship are expected to make a presentation to the VAND membership on their topic of study within two years of receiving the award.  This presentation is most commonly an update at the annual meeting of members. Please provide a very brief description of the presentation you would give. 

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