Awards and Scholarships
Are you a program faculty or preceptor that would like to nominate a dietetic student for their emerging leadership and achievement? Students must be enrolled in an ACEND-accredited dietetics education program and must be Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics members by January 1, 2022 to qualify. ALL APPLICATIONS DUE APRIL 4, 2022
2022 Recognized Young Dietitian Application. Know young RD who needs to be recognized? CAND would like to share the RYDY award to a young RD who shows commitment and leadership in our field. We are accepting nominations for RDs, 35 years of age or younger, who have shown excellence in legislation, research, education or management both with the association or in their employment.
2022 Emerging Dietetic Leader Application. This award recognizes new dietitians at the beginning of their dietetics careers, regardless of their age, who have made distinctive contributions to our field, especially in the areas of legislation, research, education and management.
2022 Recognized Dietetic Technician Application. Do you know a Dietetic Technician, Registered who goes above and beyond? Nominations are being accepted for DTRs with active membership with the AND and active participation in national, affiliate or district associations.
2022 Outstanding Dietitian Application. Please nominate outstanding dietitians to be recognized by both CAND and the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
2022 Outstanding Dietetic Student Application This award recognizes students enrolled in Nutrition program at any course level.
2021 Award and Scholarship Winners
Outstanding Dietitian of the Year – Kathy Heyl MS, RDN
Young Dietitian of the Year – Corinna Ruf MS, RDN
Emerging Dietetic Leader – James Fazzio, RDN
Outstanding Dietetic Student – Leah Kerrigan
Outstanding Dietetic Student (DPD) – Kara B. McIver
CAND Annual Conference Scholarship – Laura Larson MS, RDN
Each year the Colorado Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics receives nominations for awards and scholarships in the categories below. Once the winners are chosen, recipients are notified in early April. If you know someone who you believe deserves one of these awards, please send applications to firstname.lastname@example.org.