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Scholarships for undergraduate students


Outstanding Service Scholarship

This scholarship recognizes one outstanding undergraduate nutrition student who has provided exemplary volunteer service in any setting. Dependent on available funds and applications, one award per year (maximum of $2000) will be awarded to one undergraduate student in his/her junior or senior year.  Students must be enrolled in the program during the Fall Semester to qualify for this award. The scholarship funds will be deposited into the student’s account. If they do not have a balance on the account, then the student will receive a check at the end of the semester.

Criteria

  • Enrolled in the Dietetics or Food and Nutrition Major at UC
  • Academic Standing (per transcript)
  • Junior or senior
  • Overall Grade Point Average, Minimum of 3.2
  • Volunteer Experience
    • Collegiate service > 60 hours prior to application
    • Unpaid
    • Voluntary, i.e., not required for a class
  • Excellent Reflection (evaluated with a rubric)
    • clarity regarding a description of the experience(s)
    • relevance to achievement of a career goal
    • analysis of how the experience contributed to student growth and community benefit
    • interconnections between the service experience and previous other personal, work, and/or academic learnings
    • self-reflection of how the experience changed the student’s thinking

Outstanding Student Scholarship

This award recognizes one exemplary undergraduate student for their (a) academic achievement, (b) critical thinking skills, (c) initiative and motivation, (d) professionalism, and (e) potential for leadership/success in the field of food and nutrition.  Dependent on available funds and applications, one award per year (maximum of $2000) will be awarded to one undergraduate student in his/her junior or senior year.  Students must be enrolled in the program during the Fall Semester to qualify for this award. The scholarship funds will be deposited into the student’s account. If they do not have a balance on the account, then the student will receive a check at the end of the semester. 

Criteria

  • Academic achievement
  • Undergraduate student cumulative GPA ≥3.5 and no grade lower than a B in any course
  • Excellence in
    • Written communication skills
    • Critical thinking skills (analytical skills/problem solving; conceptual skills)
    • Initiative and motivation
    • Professionalism
  • Potential for leadership/success in the field of food and nutrition

Nutrition Diversity Scholarship

The Nutrition Diversity Scholarship is awarded to a minority student enrolled full-time in the Coordinated Program in Dietetics. This student must also be completing their clinical rotation in full or in part at UC Health.  Students should apply for this $2000 scholarship by March 1stduring the spring of their 1st year in the Coordinated Program. For an application, contact: Professor Sarah Couch at sarah.couch@uc.edu.

Contact Us

Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise, and Nutrition Sciences
3202 Eden Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0394
rensdepartment@uc.edu

For Nutrition Science Programs:

Kimberly Maco, MS
Phone: 513-558-7503
Email: ​nutrition@ucmail.uc.edu

​For Athletic Training, DPT, MOT, and Health Sciences Programs:

Ashley Sandburg
Phone: 513-558-7477
Email: rehabsci@ucmail.uc.edu

More Information

 

Lindsey Mills, MS, RD, LD
Instructor
Undergraduate Program Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics
Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise, and Nutrition Science
College of Allied Health Sciences
University of Cincinnati
363C French Building East
3202 Eden Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0394
Email: mayesly@ucmail.uc.edu
Phone: 513-558-7506
Fax: 513-558-7500

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