The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition has numerous scholarships available for all three undergraduate majors – dietetics, food science, and nutritional sciences. These opportunities are available through an annual application process conducted during late fall-to-early spring semester. Awards are available the following academic year.
The online scholarship application is available from Mid-November to Mid-January each Year. Applicants must be current students in the Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition.
Awarded to a undergraduate student enrolled in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition. Must demonstrate interest in the dairy sciences.
Recipients selected who are interested in food science and exhibit financial need
Scholarship awarded to students who are majoring in Food Science majors with career plans as food scientists and a record of hard work. Preference given to Lyman Briggs College students.
Award to students majoring in Dietetics with minimum GPA of 3.0
Award to students majoring in Nutritional Sciences with minimum GPA of 3.0
Awarded to a dietetics student accepted into a Dietetic Internship Program..
Awarded to one undergraduate student per university who has shown outstanding aptitude in a course related to the judging, manufacturing and utilization of flavors in ice cream. Preference is given to students participating in the Dairy Products Judging Team.
Award to undergraduates in Food Science
Awards made to juniors or seniors in dietetics or nutritional sciences. Minimum GPA of 3.0. Preference is given to U.S. citizens with financial need.
Awarded to a senior graduating spring of application year enrolled in any major in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition. Consideration will be made based on active participation in FNA activities, recommendations, financial need and minimum GPA of 3.0 in major.
Award given to a freshman, sophomore or junior level student enrolled in any major in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition. Must have demonstrated active participation in FNA activities/programs. Preference is given to students with financial need and overall GPA of at least 3.0.
Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition. Must demonstrate sound academic performance by being a student in good standing within the university. Award to assist students in financial need who are pursuing a career in the food industry. (Provided by the Distinguished Order of Zerocrats).
Awarded to an undergraduate student in foods and nutrition or graduate student in human nutrition. Minimum GPA of 3.2.
Awarded to students in dietetics or nutritional sciences and maintaining a 3.0 GPA. Preference to students entering their sophomore year who are first generation college students with financial need as determined by federal guidelines. Students to be advised and mentored by the donor or designee.
Awarded to a junior in food science. Must have demonstrated academic excellence and exhibited outstanding leadership abilities as indicated by service and extracurricular activities.
Awarded to undergraduate students in dietetics, food science, or nutritional sciences demonstrating academic excellence. Must provide a statement of how your career plans relate to nutrition and food science with an emphasis on pediatrics.
Awarded to full-time undergraduate students in dietetics, food science or nutritional sciences, or a graduate student in FSHN with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Must identify interest in participating in faculty-mentored research projects and scholarly opportunities designed to increase the understanding of foods, nutrition and health outcomes. Particular emphasis will be applied to dairy-based foods.
Sophomore eligible for federal need-based financial aid programs; preference for students in dietetics; awarded in alternate years starting in 2014-15.
Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student in FSHN. Must be a student in good academic standing.
Funding awards to enhance quality of education for students in FSHN.
Awarded to a sophomore or junior student in FSHN with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and interest in dairy foods.
Award to a Dietetic Senior who has demonstrated service to the community and a solid GPA.
Scholarship award to an Undergraduate students in food industry related majors, 3.0 GPA or better, U.S. citizen or permanent resident, full-time student, extra-curricular activities, demonstrated leadership, financial need and exhibits a passion for food.
Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student in dietetics or nutritional sciences. Must intend to pursue a career in human nutrition and foods. Preference for students experiencing financial difficulty.
Award to an undergraduate student enrolled in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition who is pursuing a career in Food Science with preference for students entering the field of dairy processing or production and demonstrating financial need.
Awarded to an undergraduate in dietetics. Selection based on financial need, evidence of a successful future in selected field of study and academic achievement.
Awarded to a full-time junior or senior in dietetics or nutritional sciences. Selection based on financial need, academic achievement, professional goals, participation in preprofessional experiences/internships and on a balance of activities within the university and community.
Award given to sophomores, juniors, or seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and interest in laboratory research. This award includes laboratory funding to the faculty mentor.
Awarded to any undergraduate major in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition. Students receiving this award must be considering a career in the food science/human nutrition fields. Preference given to undergraduate applicants with good academic standing. Minority students will be given special consideration.
Awarded to a senior in food science. Minimum GPA of 3.0.
Established to promote diversity within the food industry. Preference for food science freshman or sophomore. Must demonstrate progress in the program and effort toward a career path. Minimum GPA of 3.0.
Awards given to undergraduate students enrolled full-time in any major in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition. Must demonstrate sound academic performance by being a student in “good standing” within the university.
Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in the food science major with a business and management focus and who demonstrates financial need and interest in pursuing a career in the dairy or food science industries.