ADA Foundation Awards

 

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Apply now for the following ADA Foundation Awards and Grants. Download the applications at www.adaf.org. The deadline is December 1, 2011. Any questions may be directed to 800/877-1600, ext. 4821 or blabrador@eatright.org.

 

 

Research Grants

Abbott Nutrition Award in Women’s Health. This award is given to recognize dietitians who make significant contributions to the importance of nutrition in women's health. Contributions may be in the areas of research, education or service. Award amount: $1,000.

 

Allene Vaden Memorial Grant for Foodservice Management Research. This grant is given to encourage young academics to enhance and stimulate research in foodservice management. Grant amount: $5,000.

    

Ann A. Hertzler Research Grant. This grant is given to provide funding for research proposals based on ADA ’s Research Agenda for Dietetics. 2008 topic: The research proposal should address the nutrition care for treatment of children who are overweight.  Grant amount: $5,000.

 

Colgate Palmolive Fellowship in Nutrition, Oral Health/Dental Education.This grant is given to support research in nutrition and oral health or dental education by doctoral students seeking a doctorate in nutrition and oral health or dental education. Grant amount: $15,000. Non-US residents may apply.

 

Diabetes Care and Education DPG Medical Nutrition Therapy Outcomes Research Grant. This grant is given to provide financial support to a Diabetes Care and Education DPG member for outcomes research in diabetes medical nutrition therapy. Grant amount: $10,000.

 

Herbert D. and Nylda Gemple Research Grant. This grant is given to encourage the development of and excellence in innovative and unique models to study the correlation of diet and nutrition in treating neurological disorders. Grant amount: $5,000.

 

Jean Hankin Nutritional Epidemiology Research Grant. This grant is given to provide financial support to a doctoral student working on a dissertation in the area of nutritional epidemiology. Grant amount: $5,000.

 

Julie O’Sullivan Maillet Research Grant. This grant is given for a research project that aims to demonstrate the value of dietetics professionals on the health of the public or demonstrate the evolving role of dietetics professionals in the profession. Grant amount: $1,000.

 

 

Continuing Education Awards

Susan T. Borra Fellowship in Nutrition Communication
This award is given to help deserving individuals enhance their capabilities in the area of nutrition communication in leading universities, public health organizations and professional societies. Award amount: $5,000

 

E. Neige Todhunter Memorial Doctoral Fellowship
This award is given to master prepared dietetics educators and practitioners to pursue doctoral studies. Award amount: $5,000.

 

Margene Wagstaff Fellowship for Innovation in Dietetics Education
This award is given to recognize individuals who inspire entry-level dietetics professionals to pursue professional values. Award amount: up to $3,000.

 

Marie and August LoPresti, Sr. Endowment Fund Faculty Development Award
This award was established to recognize the LoPrestis’ contributions to the foodservice, hospitality and dietetics professions. It supplies continuing education funding for faculty of Ohio Universities and Colleges.

 

F. Ann Gallagher Award
This award is given to a member of the Consultant Dietitians in Health Care Facilities DPG to financially support promoting state or federal legislation to advance the profession of dietetics. Award amount: $1,000.

 

Barbara Ann F. Hughes — NEP DPG Continuing Education Award
This award is given to provide educational stipends for nutrition professionals on the subjects of policy initiatives, advocacy and/or private practice. Preference will be given to members of Nutrition Education for the Public (NEP) DPG. Award amount: $1,000.

 

Karen Lechowich Continuing Education Award
This award is given to assist new ADA members (less than five years) to attend the Annual Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE). Award amount: $500. Up to two awards may be given each year.

 

 

Recognition Awards

Edna and Robert Langholz International Nutrition Award
This award will be presented to the person whose contribution to nutrition has had the greatest international significance. Award amount: $25,000. Awarded in even numbered years.

 

Margene Wagstaff Fellowship for Innovation in Dietetics Education
This award is given to recognize individuals who inspire entry-level dietetics professionals to pursue professional values. Award amount: up to $3,000.

 

Mary Abbott Hess Award for Recognition of an Innovative Food/Culinary Effort
This award is given to encourage dietetics professionals to make original and innovative efforts in food and culinary education. Award amount: $1,000.

 

Anita Owen Award of Recognition for Innovative Nutrition Education
This award is given to encourage development of and recognize excellence in innovative and unique models for dietetics information and/or innovative services for delivery of nutrition education to the public. Award amount: $1,000.

 

Abbott Nutrition Award in Women's Health
This award is given to recognize dietitians who make significant contributions to the importance of nutrition in women's health. Award amount: $1,000.

 

Judy Ford Stokes Memorial Award for Innovation in Administrative Dietetics
This award is given to encourage further development in administrative dietetics in saving money or generating revenue or in food service facility design. Award amount: $1,000.

Food and Culinary Professionals DPG Communication and Education Fund
This fund was established to provide funding for two distinct purposes: to create and support lectureships and to provide awards to support individuals with an interest in the mission of FCP in their participation in culinary learning educational experiences.

 

 

Program Development Awards

LuLu G. Graves Nutrition Education Award
This award is given to support volunteer groups engaged in projects and programs of nutrition education for the public. Award amount: $500. Multiple awards may be given.