Massachusetts Dietetic Education Foundation (MDEF)

Scholarships currently available include:

  • Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Graduate Scholarship
  • MDEF scholarship – non-specific, may be awarded to Dietetic Internship, Undergraduate, or Graduate Students.

To apply for a scholarship:
1. Download and complete application by clicking here
2. Send application electronically to by May 15 of each year.
3. Send one copy of your transcript to

  • Ask your advisor to forward electronic transcripts from faculty email address saying that the student's transcripts have been reviewed by faculty for accuracy. 

4. Send two letters of reference (one letter must be from a Registered Dietitian) electronically (in Word Documents) to by May 15.

Awards will be announced in June of each year.

Congratulations to 2017 MDEF Scholarship Recipients!
Undergraduate:  Dana Fryer, Boston University

Graduate: Yvette Penner, Tufts University

MDEF Scholarship: Meredith Briggart, Simmons College


Past Scholareship Recipients
To view a list of past MDEF Scholarship recipients, please click here.
Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting

ANCE occured on Friday, March 23, 2018. We hope to see you again next year! 

For those who attended the presentation by Sue Cummings, and wanted additional resources, please click here.

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