Student Scholarships

Tuesday
Nov082016

Karen Sadeghian Memoral Scholarship Applications due 11/18/16!

The Karen Sadeghian Memorial Scholarship will be awarded by the New Mexico Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics at the Karen Sadeghian Memorial (KSM) Lecture at UNM Hospital in Albuquerque on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. Additional details related to the KSM Lecture will be forthcoming, but the time is tentatively set for 6:30pm - 8:00pm and will feature renowned pediatrician and child advocate Dr. Lance Chilton as our guest lecturer. Please save the date!

The following information is included in the instructions, but please note the due date of 11/18/16.

The requirements for eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled in a nutrition / dietetics graduate program and/or dietetic internship at a university in New Mexico.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Member / Student Member of the New Mexico Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (NMAND)
  • Members of the NMAND Board of Directors, or their relatives, are not eligible for the scholarship.

The following must be included in your application packet:

  1. Karen Sadeghian Scholarship application form and personal statement
  2. An unofficial transcript that includes graduate coursework
  3. Scanned copy of your current AND membership card
  4. Current resume including work and volunteer experience

The application packet must be emailed to NMDAPICElect@gmail.com by 5:00 pm MST on November 18, 2016.
The scholarship winner will be notified by email by November 23, 2016.
 
The scholarship recipient will be awarded at the Karen Sadeghian Memorial Lecture on November 30th, 2016 at the Barbara and Bill Richardson Pavilion at UNM Hospital in Albuquerque.

Please direct any questions to: Kristina N. Velasquez at NMDAPICElect@gmail.com.

Karen Sadeghian Memorial Scholarship Application 2016

Monday
Jan182016

2016 Scholarship Application

Monday
Oct122015

Karen Sadeghian Scholarship

Karen Sadeghian was an outstanding dietitian who practiced in many areas of nutrition, including the New Mexico State Department developing teaching units to educate others in nutrition for children with special needs.

In her memory, the New Mexico Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will hold the Karen Sadeghian Symposium and present one $500 scholarship to a deserving student enrolled in nutrition/dietetics at a university in a New Mexico at the graduate level and/or enrolled in a dietetic internship.

Click below to access the application:

2015 Karen Sadeghian Scholarship Application

The deadline for submitting an application is November 1, 2015.

Tuesday
Dec022014

NMAND Scholarships

New Mexico Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (NMAND) has two $750 scholarships available for New Mexico Nutrition Students. Completed applications are usually due in February of each year, and scholarships are awarded at the Annual Meeting in April. For more information please contact our Nominating Chair.

2015 Application

Undergraduate Student Scholarship Qualifications:

  • Applicant must be a student officially admitted to a nutrition/dietetics program at a New Mexico school.
  • Applicant will be enrolled as an undergraduate next year.
  • Applicant will be a resident of New Mexico.
  • GPA of 3.0 or greater.
  • Be a student member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Graduate Scholarship Qualifications:

  • Applicant must be officially admitted to a graduate program or internship at a New Mexico school.
  • Applicant will be enrolled as a graduate/intern next year.
  • Applicant will be a resident of New Mexico.
  • GPA of 3.0 or greater.
  • Be a student member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.