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Ohio Nutrition Council Awards and Scholarships


Student Scholarships
The Ohio Nutrition Council is pleased to announce the availability of the 2018-2019 Ohio Nutrition Council Scholarship.  Each year, the fund provides at least one scholarship to a qualified Ohio student or dietetic intern who is pursuing a career in food and nutrition.  The scholarship (~$1000) will be awarded for the fall of 2018 to a student actively enrolled and majoring in dietetics, nutrition, nutrition education, culinary arts, or other nutrition related disciplines.  The student must be entering (fall 2018) his or her junior or senior year in college, a dietetic internship, graduate school, or the second year of a two year program and must also be in good academic standing, an active member of ONC, and a legal resident of Ohio, or commute to an Ohio school or dietetic internship.    
  

Eligibility Criteria for Scholarship:

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Entering junior or senior year in college, dietetic internship, graduate school, or the second year in a two year program fall of 2018
  • Actively enrolled and majoring in food and nutrition related courses such as dietetics, nutrition, nutrition education, culinary arts, or other nutrition related disciplines
  • Legal resident of the State of Ohio or commute to an Ohio school or dietetic internship program
 
Scholarship applications are due Thursday March 1, 2018   
      

The 2018 ONC scholarship recipient(s) will be recognized on Friday, April 6, 2018 at the Ohio Nutrition Council Spring Meting at Bluffton University in Bluffton, Ohio.  The scholarship monies will be paid directly to the recipient’s college/institution.

ONC Scholaship Application 2018.docx

ONC Scholarship Cover Letter 2018.docx

ONC Non-Faculty recommendation form 2018.docx

ONC Faculty recommendation form 2018.docx

 Contact Alison Ruffin, ONC Scholarship Chair, with any scholarship questions at TheOhioNutritionCouncil@gmail.com or 937-286-3591

Previous Winners:
2017-2018 Academic Year
  Emily Bach, Columbus State Community College 


Jamie Berray, Dietetic Intern Loyola University


 April Misamore, Bluffton University senior, Didactic Program in Dietetics                                            
State Science Day Awards
ONC and the Ohio Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics give awards to students in grades 7 through 12 for science projects that demonstrate an understanding of human nutrition and its relationship to good health.  The 2018 Ohio State Science Day will be held May 12, 2018 at the Ohio State University.  The Ohio Nutrition Council will not be participating this year. but has had several members attend the past events as judges.  Please contact Nancy Parkinson or Alison Ruffin if you are interested in assisting with judging.   
 
Media Awards
ONC presents annual media awards which recognize excellence in print and video journalism.
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