Scholarships

Scholarships

1. The School-to-Farm Program Joraan Forbord Memorial Scholarship

The Hunger and Environmental Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group (HEN DPG) School-to-Farm Program connects Academy members who are farmers and growers with dietetic students and interns seeking volunteer experiences related to HEN’s Vision, Mission, and Definition of Sustainability.  HEN will provide a reimbursement scholarship to a HEN DPG Student member in order to support the travel expenses for participation in this program.

*Applicant Criteria:

Currently a student member of the HEN DPG.

Have identified a volunteer opportunity through the HEN DPG School-to-Farm Program.

Submit a completed application by the deadline accompanied with one letter of support.

For more information on the School to Farm program, please see the HEN website at http://www.hendpg.org/hen.cfm?page=school-to-farm-program.

2. The Dr. Robert E. Putz Memorial Scholarship

The Hunger and Environmental Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group (HEN DPG) awards a reimbursement scholarship to support a HEN student member’s attendance at a conference that will further their knowledge of conservation or the environment. 

*Applicant Criteria:

Currently a student member of the HEN DPG

Submit a completed application by the deadline accompanied with one letter of support.

3. HEN International Scholarship

The Hunger and Environmental Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group awards a one-year paid membership to both the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and to the HEN DPG to an RD who is working internationally in the food security or sustainable food systems arenas.  One scholarship in the combined amount reflecting the dues costs for Academy and HEN membership will be awarded each year. 

*Applicant Criteria:

Currently eligible for Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics membership

Currently working internationally in the food security or sustainable food systems arenas.

Submit a completed application by the deadline accompanied with one letter of support.

PLEASE NOTE: The deadline for all scholarship submissions is April 28th, 2017, and all winners will be notified on May 9th, 2017.  Please e-mail completed applications or questions to HEN Awards Committee members:  Jessica Gutgsell (gutgsell@ohsu.edu )