For complete information on all AND Scholarships please go to: www.eatright.org/Public/7772.cfm
Contact for more information:
Elisabeth E. Puga
Manager of Donor Communication
American Dietetic Association Foundation
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606
ETHEL SUMMER – SCHOLARSHIP FROM THE MS AFFILIATE
INTERNSHIP UNDERGRADUATE/CUP $500
A. Demonstration of financial need
B. Promise of being a valuable, contributing member of the profession
C. U. S. Citizenship/Resident of Mississippi
The scholarship is available to either an undergraduate enrolled in a Coordinated
Undergraduate program or an undergraduate enrolled in a traditional dietetics program who has been accepted by an accredited dietetic internship.
Accepted by an accredited dietetic internship. Application for scholarship may be made in advance of dietetic internship appointment; however, appointment must be confirmed by the time the scholarship recipients are chosen.
Undergraduate/Coordinated Undergraduate :
Completion of the academic requirements in an accredited college or university for classification as a junior in a curriculum of foods and nutrition, institutional management, or the equivalent. Application is made in the junior year and the award is given for study in the senior year.
Applications may be requested from the AND Foundation office November through January 15.
Completed applications must be returned to the AND Foundation office by February 15.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Awards, Scholarship and Loan Fund Committee 430 N. Michigan Avenue Chicago, EL 60611-4085
Selection is made in May by the Awards, Scholarship, and Loan Fund Committee of the American Dietetic Association, who is advised by the ADA Foundation concerning criteria.
The Mississippi Scholarship is named in honor Mrs. Ethel Summerour, Lucedale, MS. Mrs. Summerour is the only dietitian to serve the association twice as President (1947 and 1965). She was selected the first Outstanding Dietitian of the Mississippi Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (at that time known as the Mississippi Dietetic Association). As one of the founders of MS-AND, she served as the first president and has continued to serve in many other capacities.