Awards, Scholarship Description & Process

Awards:

Utah dietitians do great things!  Take some time to nominate yourself or a fellow RDN for one of the UAND awards.  The description of each award is linked here.

We have created a simple form (link below) for you to use for nominations.  Before opening the form, prepare the following information about the nominee:


Nominations are due by February 26.  Awards are presented at the Utah Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Meeting.

Feel free to call or email the current Awards and Scholarships Chair if you have questions.

Link:  Awards Nomination Online Form

 
Note:  If the nominee is chosen, nominators will be contacted at least 2 weeks before the award ceremony to write a short bio to be read during the ceremony. Bios are limited to 250 words or less. During the awards ceremony, nominators may read the bio themselves or opt to have the President-Elect read the bio.

Scholarships:

 

UAND awards four $500 scholarships per year. Applicants must be either: a junior in a Coordinated Program; or a senior in a Didactic Program planning to complete an Internship Program the following year (confirmation of acceptance will be required).

 

All application materials should be submitted on or before February 26.

 

We have created a simple form (link below) for you to use for the application.  Before opening the form, prepare the following information (to be uploaded):

  • Two letters of support (one letter from employment supervisor and one letter from a university faculty member
  • Official transcript or signature of faculty advisor verifying GPA (use this form for signature)

 

The recipient of the scholarship will be announced at the Utah Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Meeting. The $500 UAND Scholarship Award will be granted in the fall of the second year for a student in a Coordinated Program, or at the beginning of the Dietetic Internship (DI) for a student in a Didactic Program. If, for any reason, the recipient of the scholarship fails to enter the second year or a DI, the scholarship will be awarded to another qualified person.

Feel free to call or email the current Awards and Scholarships Chair if you have questions.

Link:  Scholarship Application Online Form


Current Awards and Scholarships Chair:
 

Christina Aguilar
3167 Hawthorne Ave
Ogden, UT 84403
Christina.s.Aguilar1@gmail.com
(802) 318-3508







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