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Program Specific Scholarships for Returning Students

Nutrition

*Where applications are required contact the School of Nutrition at 416-979-5135 for procedures and/or applications.

Scholarship Name Application
Required*
Alumni Scholarships
Up to $250

To the top students in first, second or third year of the program, for outstanding academic performance.
No
Joan Augustine School of Nutrition Entrance Award
Up to $2500
Open to Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons; who demonstrate financial need; with a minimum 80% high school average; based on resume, transcript, budget form and letter describing how the Nutrition program fits with the applicant's own interests and aspirations.
Yes*
Brenda Ball Memorial Award
Up to $1400
To a Food and Nutrition student proceeding to third or fourth year full-time studies with high academic achievement and demonstrated financial need. The applicant must live away from home while attending Ryerson. Preference will be given to a student whose home residence is in Ottawa, or failing that, Eastern Ontario.
Yes*
Elizabeth Chant Robertson Award
Up to $500

Students officially enrolled in their final year of the four-year Food and Nutrition program will submit an essay, course paper, course assignment or project proposal that is in keeping with the mission of the School of Nutrition - the School of Nutrition provides a diverse learning environment that prepares food nutrition graduates for professional careers, reflective practice and responsible citizenship informed by our engagement in research and scholarship - is consistent with the work and achievements of Dr. Elizabeth Chant Robertson whose early book on nutrition was one of the first creative and reliable sources of nutrition information for the Canadian population
Yes*
L. G. Dobson Memorial Award
Up to $440
Awarded to a student with high academic standing in third year, who is proceeding to the fourth year of the Food and Nutrition program.
No
Cecile Girard-Hicks Award
First Place $250 x 2
Second Place $125 x 2
Awarded to students in the course FNP300 Communication Skills Development who demonstrate excellence in Food Aesthetics during their Food Demonstration project.
Yes*
Jane Hope Award
Up to $225
To a student who has completed third year and has shown overall academic proficiency, meets the course requirements that could lead to a dietetic internship, shows potential as a communicator through nutrition course projects or other professionally related courses that are part of the curriculum, has contributed to the improvement of student life and has participated in extra-curricular activities in the school, faculty or university.
No
Dorotea Landau Memorial Award
Up to $1000
To a full-time student officially enrolled in the third or fourth year of the program with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 or better, a clear academic standing and submission of a one-page essay indicating their interest and commitment to working with people living with diabetes through volunteer or paid experiences, or professional placement during their program of study
Yes*
Riva Loeb School of Nutrition Entrance Award
Up to $2500

Open to Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons; who demonstrate financial need; as a first-year student entering the program following a university experience elsewhere (minimum 3.00 grade point average); based on resume, transcript, budget form and letter describing how the Nutrition program fits with the applicant's own interests and aspirations.
Yes*
Barbara Manilla Scholarship
Up to $1000
Awarded to a student enrolled in FND401 Social and Cultural Dimensions of Food, whose academic performance demonstrates excellence via his/her final grade in the course; must be enrolled full-time; must have a clear academic standing .
No
May Maskow School of Nutrition Awards
Up to $3000
Awarded to students in the School of Nutrition who have demonstrated academic excellence and commitment within the Nutrition program; open to full-time Nutrition and Food students entering second year, must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and demonstrate financial need.
Yes*
Mikey Network Award
Up to $3200
Open to all students enrolled in the Nutrition program; have achieved a minimum 80% overall average in 6 Grade 12 U/M credits (if the candidate is in the first year of the program) or a minimum CGPA of 3.50 (for candidates beyond the first year of university); have demonstrated a commitment to nutrition promotion; must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person; must be an Ontario resident; and must demonstrate financial need.
Yes*
Ontario Home Economics Association Incentive Award
One-year membership in OHEA and subscription to OHEA's newsletter "NewsLink".
To a student who is entering fourth year, for high academic standing in home economics related courses, showing an interest and concern for the work of the profession, planning for a professional career or further academic study in home economics, demonstrating potential leadership qualities and successfully completed the professional practice course FNP100.
No
Ottawa Home Economics Association Scholarship
Up to $500
To a resident of Ottawa (failing that, to the student whose home is closest to Ottawa ), enrolled full-time in Year 3 or 4 of the Food & Nutrition program; high academic achievement in previous academic year. The recipient must have a keen and sincere interest in the field of Home Economics and potential as a graduate
Yes*
Rheta Rosen Incentive Award
Up to $1100
To a Food and Nutrition student who is an Ontario resident, with family responsibilities, and currently registered in either second or third year. Selection is based on applicant's academic performance and financial need and preference is given to a student who is committed to working in a community-based setting.
Yes*
School of Nutrition Academic Achievement Award
Up to $500

Student must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person; must be an Ontario resident; be registered in a full-time program in the School of Nutrition; demonstrate financial need; demonstrate overall excellence in their studies with a GPA of 3.33 or higher, with a clear academic standing.
Yes*
School of Nutrition Bursaries
Up to $1000
For students registered in second, third or fourth year of the Food and Nutrition program who have demonstrated financial need and a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average. Preference will be given to students working on their first degree.
Yes*
School of Nutrition Staff Recognition Award
Up to $600
Awarded to one undergraduate student in the School of Nutrition who has demonstrated excellence as well as a strong commitment and leadership to the life of the School.
Yes*
Anne Selby School of Nutrition Awards
Up to $3000
Awarded to students in the School of Nutrition who have demonstrated academic excellence and commitment within the Nutrition program; open to full-time Nutrition and Food students entering fourth year, must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and demonstrate financial need.
Yes*
Nancy Sprott School of Nutrition Awards
Up to $2000
Awarded to students in the School of Nutrition who have demonstrated academic excellence and commitment within the Nutrition program; open to students who have been accepted into the Internationally Educated Dietitians Pre-Registration Program (IDPP).
Yes*
Carol Taylor Memorial Award
Up to $2200
Full-time third-year students going into fourth-year full-time studies in the Food and Nutrition program with strong academic potential and demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to students who must live away from home while attending Ryerson. The award will be applied against tuition and may be shared by two or more students.
Yes*
Jennifer Welsh Food Security Award
Up to $1000

To the student who embodies the values of social justice, creative change and an orientation to food systems; with demonstrated financial need; high academic excellence and clear academic standing
Yes*
Jennifer Welsh School of Nutrition Awards
Up to $3000
Awarded to students in the School of Nutrition who have demonstrated academic excellence and commitment within the Nutrition program; open to full-time Nutrition and Food students entering third year, must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and demonstrate financial need.
Yes*

Sue Wilson Award for Undergraduate Research
Up to $1000
Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student in the School of Nutrition program who has a clear academic standing; demonstrates high academic performance, completing the Senior Research Project course with the highest grade.

No
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