American Society For Nutrition

Predoctoral Fellowship Award

Predoctoral Fellowship Award

Excellence in Nutrition Research and Practice

Predoctoral Fellowships for Students in Nutrition Research

Application Deadline is December 15, 2013

Eligibility is based upon membership in the ASN and enrollment in a program listed on the ASN website in the ASN Directory of Graduate Programs in Nutritional Sciences. The review committee will evaluate significance, feasibility, communication and clarity, as well as overall scientific technical quality of your proposal. The maximum award amount given for the each fellowship is $5,000Click here for review components

 
Complete the Predoctoral Fellowship Application and prepare a summary of your research proposal not to exceed four single-spaced typewritten pages including objective, experimental and selected references.  A twelve-point font should be used with one-inch margins throughout. Applications that fail to comply with the guidelines will not be reviewed.

Type the proposal title at the top of each page. Do not put the name of your institution or your name on the proposal. Prepare a one page statement, in nontechnical language, explaining the contribution of the proposed research to knowledge in nutrition.

Application forms are also available by downloading the form here. For additional questions regarding the Predoctoral Fellowship and all other ASN awards, please email awards@nutrition.org.

All applications must be received in hard copy to the ASN office. Applications must be postmarked no later than December 15, 2013. Applicants submitted by the deadline will be notified in early spring 2014. Awards will be presented at the Scientific Sessions and Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology 2014 in San Diego, CA. 

2013 ASN Predoctoral Fellowship Award Recipients

Chang Cao
Cornell University
Gerber Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

Sally M. Vanegas
Tufts University
Kraft Foods, Inc Predoctoral Fellowship

Katryn Eske
University of Kentucky
Pfizer Predoctoral Fellowship

Elise Cope
Florida State University
Mars, Inc. Predoctoral Fellowship

Justin Milner
University of Carolina at Chapel Hill
McNeil Nutritionals Predoctoral Fellowship

ASN is grateful to the following organizations for their generous sponsorship and support of the ASN Predoctoral Fellowship Program in 2012 and continuing the ability for ASN to offer fellowship awards of $5,000: Gerber Foundation, Kraft Foods, Inc., Mars, Inc., McNeil Nutritionals, Pfizer, and Wrigley Research Institute. 

For information on funding a Predoctoral Fellowship or other opportunities to recognize significant and superior student investigators, contact Meetings and Individual Development Manager, Katrina Dunn at KLD@nutrition.org. Visit ASN Awards for information on the society's awards program.

Listing of previous ASN Predoctoral Fellowship Award winners