TAND Award Eligibility

The TN Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics uses the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics award guidelines to establish eligibility for Award selection. Please refer to the specific criteria for each Award to determine eligibility. A complete listing of Award criteria can be found at http://www.eatright.org.

Scholarships and Awards

$1000 Advanced Practice Certification Scholarships

Due May 1, 2020

Advanced Practice Scholarship Application


$500 Student Scholarships

Due November 15, 2019

Undergrad Academic Scholarship Application

Dietetic Internship Scholarship Application

Graduate Scholarship Application


Recognize a Superb Tennessee Student, Dietitian, and Dietetic Technician TODAY!

TAND is now accepting nominations for our annual professional awards!  Please refer to the details below for more information as well as how to place your nomination.  


  • Outstanding Dietetic Educator (ODEA) 
  • Outstanding Dietetic Student (ODSA)
  • Recognized Dietetic Technician of the Year (RDTY)
  • Outstanding Dietitian of the Year
  • Emerging Dietetic Leader (EDL)
  • Iris Award
  • Preceptor of the Year Award: 1 nomination per district will be submitted.  For more information, please contact your district awards chair. 

CLICK HERE to be directed to the TAND website for details on each award as well as the online application form.

NOTE: The state will be not be accepting separate nominations for Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year Award (RYDY) this year.  Each district’s winner will be recognized and honored at the annual TAND meeting. The reason for this change is the Academy recognizes each district’s winner within our state; we are not required to submit only 1 nomination.  For more information on this award or other Academy awards, CLICK HERE to be directed to the Awards section on the Academy website.

If you have any questions, please contact your district awards chair or ChristyDavis@IAmMorrison.com

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