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The information below gives a partial listing of scholarships available to food and nutrition majors. Please visit the Office of Financial Aid, College of Health and Human Services Scholarship page for a more extensive listing.

Elizabeth LaValle Scholarship

The Elizabeth LaValle Scholarship is awarded in the spring semester, every four years, to student(s) who meet the following criteria:

  1. Full-time, second semester freshmen students enrolled in the Food and Nutrition Department
  2. Students who have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA
  3. Students who are determined to be of high ability
  4. Students who have financial need according to government standards

The department faculty will select the scholarship recipients. The next award will be given in the spring semester of 2018.

Oxley-Merriman-Rose Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded each spring semester by the faculty to a full-time student in the Department of Food and Nutrition. Scholarship criteria include: (1) scholarship, (2) financial need, and (3) IUP and community service.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Scholarships

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation awards scholarships each spring. Scholarship application forms may be downloaded from the Foundation website, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Students must be a member to be eligible; other eligibility requirements may vary depending on the scholarship. Most awards are between $500 and $3,000. Applications are available from September to February, and final applications must be postmarked by early February for consideration.

The Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic Foundation Scholarships

The Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation (PAND) offers scholarships each year to student members pursuing undergraduate degrees. The application deadline is in early March. Please visit the Academy’s website, PAND, for the application and more information.

  • Food and Nutrition Department
  • Ackerman Hall, Room 102
    911 South Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-4440
  • Fax: 724-357-3007
  • Semester Office Hours
  • Monday–Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.– Noon
  • 1:00–4:30 p.m.