ACADEMY OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS
Scholarships awarded by the ADAF are generally for ADA members enrolled in the junior or senior year of a baccalaureate or coordinated program in dietetics or the second year of study in a dietetic technician program, a dietetic internship program or a graduate program. The number of scholarships available and their dollar amounts vary from year to year. Graduate, undergraduate and intern scholarships available. Applications are available each year between mid-September and mid-January. The annual deadline for submitting applications is in mid-February. For an application, visit the AND web site at http://www.eatright.org or contact the Education Team at 1-800-877-1600, ext. 5400, or e-mail them at email@example.com.
AMERICAN HOTEL AND LODGING EDUCATION FOUNDATION (AH&LEH)
Offers two types of scholarships – Professional Development and Academic Scholarships. To apply for Academic Scholarships you must be enrolled in a U.S. undergrad or graduate hospitality degree program. This year the foundation awarded 292 hospitality management students more than $400,000. The next deadline date for applications is May 1. Applications will be accepted after the first of the year. http://www.ahlef.org/
The recipients should have demonstrated a desire to serve in a career of research, regulatory work, quality control, or teaching in an area related to some aspect of foods, drugs or consumer product safety; should have demonstrated leadership capabilities; and must have at least a 3.0 grade point average during the first two years of undergraduate study. Applications must be submitted by February 1st to be considered for the current year’s award. Visit AFDO website at: http://www.afdo.org/afdo/awards/.
CASS COUNTY AREA RETIRED TEACHERS SCHOLARSHIP
Four scholarships of $1000 will be awarded to sophomores or juniors majoring in education (a junior or senior in the school year 2014-2015). Applicants must have graduated from a Cass County ND High School and have a B average or better. Use the Cass County Retired Teachers Scholarship application form or write to: Beverly Quamme, Chair, Scholarship Committee, 3125 Seventh St. N., Fargo, ND 58102 (701-235-4678). E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are due March 20, 2014.
CLARK E. DEHAVEN SCHOLARSHIP TRUST
Scholarships will be awarded to a sophomore, junior or senior majoring in a food service field and planning to have a career in the food service industry. Selection criteria: enrolled full time in a college or university that is a member of the National Association of College and University Food Services, a minimum 2.75 GPA and be in good standing. Applicant must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen, attending college in the U.S. or Canada during the scholarship award year. Download an application form from this web address: http://www.nacufs.org//index.php/careers-scholarships/ Application Deadline: February 15.
GRACE DELONG SCHOLARSHIP
(MAIL IN APPLICATION ONLY): One scholarship of $200 will be awarded to a Family and Community Education member interested in improving employability through additional education or training. Use the Grace Delong Scholarship application form. Mail to: Melissa Eiter, 1050 38 1/2 Ave. W., West Fargo ND 58078. Application Deadline: April 1.
GRAND FORKS COUNTY FAMILY AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
(MAIL IN APPLICATION ONLY): One scholarship of $100 will be awarded to a student who will be a junior or senior majoring in Apparel, Design and Hospitality Management; Human Development and Family Science; Dietetics; or Family and Consumer Sciences Education. The applicant must be a resident of Grand Forks County. Priority will be given to a former 4-H club member or FHA member and/or a child of a present member of a Family and Community Education Club. Use the Grand Forks County Family and Community Education Scholarship application form. Mail completed form to: NDSU Extension Service, Grand Forks County, 201 S. Fourth St., Grand Forks, ND 58201. Application Deadline: March 1.
ARNIE KNODEL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
(MAIL IN APPLICATION ONLY): One annual scholarship of $500 will be awarded by the Beulah Education Association. Applicants must be a graduate of Beulah High School majoring in education. For an application form, write to: Jeff Barnick, BEA President, Beulah Public School, Beulah, ND 58523.
MARY E. LAYCOCK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP/BEULAH KIBBEL MEMORIAL AWARD
(MAIL IN APPLICATION ONLY): One scholarship of $285 will be awarded by the North Dakota Association for Family and Community Education (NDFCE) to a junior for use during the senior year. The student must be enrolled in an area of Apparel, Design and Hospitality Management; Human Development and Family Science; Dietetics; or Family and Consumer Sciences Education at NDSU. The Beulah Kibbel Memorial Award has contributed $35 to the $285 scholarship. Use the Laycock/Kibbel Memorial Scholarship application form. Mail to: Melissa Eiter, 1050 38 1/2 Ave. W., West Fargo ND 58078. Application Deadline: April 1.
EVELYN LENANDER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
To qualify for an award, a student must have completed two full years of college credits and have been accepted in a program leading to a degree in elementary education. Recipients must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale). Students who meet the eligibility requirements may reapply for one additional year. Scholarships between $1,000-$3,500 will be awarded.
Preference is given to students having permanent residence within a 25-mile radius of Buffalo Lake and then eligibility will be expanded to include other students from Central Minnesota. Demonstrated financial need is not a requirement, but consideration will be given to the student's need. On-line applications are available on our website at www.communitygiving.org. (Scholarships are available online December 1st)
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If the applicant is a first time user of the Central Minnesota Community Foundation’s online scholarship system, they will be required to "create a new account.” Once an account has been established the system will remember the log in information and will automatically be linked to any other online scholarship applications submitted through the Community Foundation’s online system.
MARSHALL COUNTY HOMEMAKERS SCHOLARSHIP
(MAIL IN APPLICATION ONLY): One scholarship of $200 will be awarded to a sophomore or junior majoring in an area of Apparel, Design and Hospitality Management; Human Development and Family Science; Dietetics; or Family and Consumer Sciences Education. The student must be a Marshall County, Minnesota, resident. Prior winners of the Marshall County Scholarship are not eligible to reapply. Use the Marshall County Homemakers Scholarship application form. Please include a photo to be used with news release. Mail to: Linda Gornowicz, Marshall County Extension Office, Courthouse, 208 E. Colvin Ave., Suite 6, Warren, MN 56762-1698. Application Deadline: March 15.
NATIONAL RECREATION AND PARK ASSOCIATION
(MAIL IN APPLICATION ONLY): NRPA is the leading advocacy organization dedicated to the advancement of public parks and recreation opportunities. Founded in 1965 through the merger of 5 national organizations dedicated to the same cause, NRPA has grown over the years - in total membership, in outreach efforts, in building partnerships, and in serving as the voice and defender of parks and recreation. For scholarship information see following web site: http://www.nrpa.org/Search.aspx?search=scholarships
NATIONAL RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS
The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) awards scholarships for $2,500 to high school seniors, GED graduates and first time freshman that are enrolling in a foodservice related program. Scholarship awards are available starting at $2,500 up to $7,500 to college students who are enrolled in a food service related program. NRAEF and Gruppo Ristoratori Italiani will also award up to 6 students with a one-week all-expense-paid trip from New York to Italy. Visit this website for application and information. http://www.nraef.org/scholarships/
NORTH DAKOTA CONFERENCE OF SOCIAL WELFARE, INC
Each year the NDCSW selects up to one (1) graduate and eight (8) undergraduate students for up to a $500 scholarship. The scholarships are awarded at the annual conference, which is held in September each year. The scholarship selection is based on the student’s interest in: 1) social welfare reform; 2) advocating for the underprivileged; and 3) being a leader in social welfare issues. The student must write an essay of 1000 words or less about their interest in the three areas listed above; why you would like to be a member of the NDCSW; what benefits there are to membership in the NDCSW; what committee you would like to serve on; and, how you would like to or intend to become involved as a member of the NDCSW. Students may access the NDCSW website at www.ndcsw.org for information on the organization and its committees. Scholarship recipients will attend the fall conference late in September to receive their award. Deadline for submission of this scholarship is April 30th. Scholarship Request Letter and Application
NORTH DAKOTA DIETETIC ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPOne $500 scholarship awarded to a full-time student in their junior year of an accredited dietetics program with a minimum GPA of 3.0, be a member of the American Dietetic Association with North Dakota as their chosen affiliate. Application must be sent in by February 1. Mail to Laura Russell, Mid Dakota Clinic, 401 N 9th Street, Bismarck, ND 58501.
(MAIL IN APPLICATION ONLY): Several scholarships are available through the NDEA such as:
NEA Jack Kinnaman Scholarship
Bill Oban Special Education Scholarship
Excellence in Education
Ethnic Minority Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 1 to March 15.
NORTH DAKOTA FFA FOUNDATION
(MAIL IN APPLICATION ONLY): Students enrolled in Agricultural Education at the collegiate level in the state of North Dakota with the intent of teaching in the state. Nine $1000 scholarships are available. Application deadline is May 1. For more information and application go to Website: http://www.ndffafoundation.com/FreeMoney.htm
Scholarships awarded annually by NEWH Chapters. Applicant must have completed half the requirements for a degree or certification program in which enrolled, must demonstrate financial need, must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and must be pursuing a career objective in the Hospitality Industry (i.e., Hotel/Restaurant Mgmt., Culinary, Food Service, Architecture, Design, etc.). Use the NEWH scholarship application form available at the following web site: http://newh.org/education/about-scholarships/ or call the NEWH International Office at 800-593-6394.
NORTH DAKOTA 4-H FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
(MAIL IN APPLICATION ONLY): Nine Scholarship opportunities are available to present and former North Dakota 4-H members through the 4-H foundation. For consideration, complete the Scholarship Application found at http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/foundation/scholarships/ Deadline for application is March 1st.
NORTH DAKOTA INTERIOR DESIGNER SCHOLARSHIP
(MAIL IN APPLICATION ONLY): To be eligible, applicant must currently be in their third year in the NDSU Interior Design program as well as an active NDID member (membership dues paid). Two students will receive $750 toward their fourth year in the Interior Design program at NDSU. Awarded amounts will be given directly to the recipients prior to the beginning of the school year. Please use this application form. Mail completed form to: North Dakota Interior Designer, Attention: Scholarship Chair, P.O. Box 1692, Fargo ND 58107-1692. Deadline: February 28, 2014.
NORTH DAKOTA NUTRITION COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP
(MAIL IN APPLICATION ONLY): One $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student from NDSU or UND who majors in a nutrition-related field. The scholarship recipient will also receive free registration to the NDNC spring conference. Students who will be sophomore, junior or non-graduating senior majoring in (Dietetics, Community Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences Education, etc.) Be a member of North Dakota Nutrition Council, and have a GPA greater that 3.0. Download an application at http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/ndnc/nutrition-resources/awards-grants-and-scholarship-applications
ARTHUR SCHULZ SCHOLARSHIP
(MAIL IN APPLICATION ONLY): One scholarship of $200 will be awarded to a North Dakota Family and Community Education member interested in improving their employability through additional education. Use the Arthur Schulz Scholarship application form. Mail to: Melissa Eiter, 1050 38 1/2 Ave. W., West Fargo ND 58078. Application Deadline: April 1.
STEELE COUNTY HOME ECONOMICS ASSOCIATION
(MAIL IN APPLICATION ONLY): One scholarship of $350 will be awarded to any individual majoring in an area of Apparel, Design and Hospitality Management; Human Development and Family Science; Dietetics; or Family and Consumer Sciences Education. Student must have completed at least two years of study in their major and be a resident of Steele County, Minnesota, including the towns of Owatonna (55060), Blooming Prairie (55917), Ellendale (56026), and Medford (55049). The scholarship is presented in honor of Jessie and Jean Partridge. Use the Steele County Home Economics Association Scholarship application form. For additional information contact: Judie Buerman, 5825 NE 14th Ave., Medford MN 55049 (507-451-2537) or Barbara Paulson, 253 Willow Ave., Owatonna MN 55060 (507-451-9686). Application Deadline: January 15.
(MAIL IN APPLICATION ONLY): One scholarship of $150 will be awarded to a junior or senior majoring in an area of Apparel, Design and Hospitality Management; Human Development and Family Science; Dietetics; or Family and Consumer Sciences Education. Preference will be given to a previous Stutsman County resident or a child of a Stutsman County Homemaker member. Use the Stutsman County Homemakers Human Development and Education Scholarship application form. Mail to: NDSU Extension Service/Stutsman County, 116 1/2 First St. E., Jamestown, ND 58401. Application Deadline: March 1.
TOURISM CARES AWARDS
Tourism Cares has 56 scholarship and internship merit-based awards for graduating high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students pursuing travel, tourism and hospitality degrees at accredited colleges and universities primarily in the United States and Canada. http://tourismcaringforamerica.org/student-programs-main/workforce-development-through-tourism-cares/scholarships
WILKIN COUNTY CROP IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
(MAIL IN APPLICATION ONLY): The Wilkin County Crop Improvement Association is sponsoring one $500 scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. The applicant must be a resident of Wilkin County and pursuing a college degree in an agriculture-related field including engineering, food and nutrition, nursing, human services, and accounting. Other criteria are detailed on the application form. Applications are to be completed and returned to the Wilkin County Extension Office by Friday, April 19, 2013. Mail this application form to: Wilkin county Extension Office, 505 Eighth Street South, Breckenridge MN 56520-0199.
WOMEN'S CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
The NDSU Women's Club is providing two $1,000 scholarships to be awarded for use beginning Fall Semester 2012. Guidelines for selection are: Cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or above at the end of Fall 2011 semester; A student from North Dakota, South Dakota or Minnesota; Junior or senior status during the upcoming fall semester, regardless of age; Extracurricular, leadership, and/or community involvement; Letters of reference from at least two NDSU-related persons, one of whom is a major professor. Application form can be found at this link and needs to be submitted to the MU Bison Connection or the Office of Student Financial Services, Ceres 202 by April 30, 2012.