Scholarships

Stay tuned for the 2021-2022 AZAND Scholarship Applications this spring!

Dietetic interns in the state of Arizona may be eligible for an AZAND Scholarship

Application materials include:

  1. A resume
  2. A letter of recommendation from your internship director
  3. A 300 word personal statement
  4. A google account

AZAND Scholarships

Susan Grogan Memorial Scholarship

CRITERIA AND RESTRICTIONS FOR USE OF THE GROGAN FUND:
The fund was established to honor Susan Grogan, MA, RD who founded the successful long-term care nutrition consulting business "Focus on Nutrition". She is also being honored for her leadership in developing a comprehensive dietetics internship program that trained registered dietitians who work in many areas across the country. On April 30th, 2002, the Arizona Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly AZADA) lost a treasured member and supporter of the dietetics profession.
  1. The Susan Grogan Memorial Scholarship will be awarded annually to a dietetic intern who is currently enrolled in an Arizona-based non-community-emphasis dietetic internship.
  2. The recipient must be a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
  3. Application for the scholarship must be submitted by March 31st to the Awards Committee of AZAND and must include:
    • 1 – 2 letters of recommendation
    • Resume
    • Personal Statement of his/her worthiness of the recognition
  4. The Scholarship/Award will not be less than $250
  5. The recipient will be recognized at the AZAND Annual Meeting.

Morissa White Miller Memorial Scholarship

CRITERIA AND RESTRICTIONS FOR USE OF THE FUND:
The fund was established to honor Morissa White Miller, MPH, RD, Chief Nutritionist at the Arizona Department of Health from 1976 to 1980 and Chief Nutritionist for Yavapai County Community Health Services from 1980 to 2001, and to offer a funding source to a dietetic intern to develop Public Health/Community nutrition skills so as to provide quality nutrition services to the population. The Scholarship/Award is limited to dietetic interns who are presently enrolled in community nutrition/public health emphasis dietetic internship programs in Arizona.

  1. The Morissa White Miller Memorial Scholarship will be awarded annually to a dietetic intern who is currently enrolled in a community nutrition/public health emphasis dietetic internship program in the state of Arizona.
  2. The recipient must be a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
  3. Application for the Scholarship/Award must be summited by February 25 to the Awards Committee of AZAND and must include:
    • 1-2 letters of recommendation
    • Resume
    • Personal Statement of his/her worthiness of the recognition
  4. The Scholarship/Award will not be less than $250
  5. The recipient will be recognized at the AZAND Annual Meeting.
*The scholarship application deadline is March 31st, 2021.