MAND Foundation


Maryland Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Foundation

2023-2024 Scholarships

Applications Open

Annual Scholarships are open until January 15th, 2024


The Maryland Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation (MAND Foundation) is the charitable branch of the Maryland Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. We are a 501(c)(3) organization that raises funds to provide scholarships for MAND members.


We are pleased to offer the following scholarships to support MAND members who are students of dietetics, dietetic interns, dietitians returning to school for graduate studies, or Registered Dietitians (RDs) or Dietetic Technicians, Registered (DTRs) pursuing CE opportunities:

Annual Scholarships

Jane Hartman Award

Pursuing an Undergraduate Degree in Dietetics or a Dietetic Internship - $1,000

Applicants: open to undergraduate dietetics students or graduate students/interns in Supervised Experiential Learning (SEL) dietetic programs. NOTE: If you already possess a graduate degree, you also qualify to apply. 

E.V. McCollum

Returning Graduate Student Award - $500

 Applicants: Open to a returning graduate student, currently an RD/RDN or NDTR. 

Semi-Annual Scholarships

Helen D. Mullan

Continuing Education Award - up to $500

Applicants: open to RD/RDNs, NDTRs, dietetic interns/graduate students in supervised experiential learning (SEL) programs, undergraduate dietetics students.Applications are reviewed and awarded semi-annually. 

2 Application windows for the fiscal year

Fall/Winter Application Window, Open until January 15, 2024

Spring/Summer Application Window Jan 15, 2024 - July 15, 2024

The number of award winners in each window are determined by the funds available.


The MAND Foundation funds education and research initiatives to promote optimal nutrition, health and well-being of the public.

The MAND Foundation will be an innovative and effective non-profit fundraiser for nutrition education and research initiatives.

Thank you to all who applied for scholarships. We received many excellent applicants and hope to provide additional scholarships in the coming term.

Please consider donating to the MAND Foundation! 501(c)(3) tax deductible

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