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The Scholarship fund needs your help desperately. With just a $5 donation you can help fund three $1500 scholarships for this year. Donate today!
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The Massachusetts Dietitian’s Education Foundation (MDEF) is a nonprofit (501c3) organization founded by the Massachusetts Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (MAND). Its purpose is to serve as a fundraising and charitable foundation for nutrition in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts with the goal of providing financial support for the education and recognition of dietitians in the form of scholarships and awards. Every year MDEF provides scholarships to outstanding individuals seeking undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees and dietetic internships in the field of nutrition.
Scholarship applications are closed for 2021. Thank you!
Awards will be announced in June of each year.
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With only a very modest endowment that does not generate sufficient funds to be self-sustaining, we rely on member donations and sponsors to keep the scholarships going. Click Donate below to make your gift to MDEF.
MDEF is seeking volunteers with fundraising experience to help raise funding for scholarships. Please consider donating your time in exchange for flexible hours, nice colleagues and the satisfaction that your efforts are going to a critical purpose. For more information, email Lisa Lombardini MS, RD, LDN at massMDEF@gmail.com.
Meet Our 2021 MDEF and DEI Scholarship Winners:
Dietetic Intern at Brigham and Women's
My background in Culinary Arts sparked my interest in the science behind food, which led me to pursue my Bachelor’s in dietetics as well as complete a Master’s degree in Business and Analytics. In the long term I see myself working as a dietitian within companies or schools to help transform the nutritional value of their products or what they are serving.