EARLY 2000s

  • Spring 2000: A total of 23 scholarships for $15,000 were awarded – four endowed scholarships, a corporation giving two scholarships, one practice group scholarship, one interest group association scholarship, the Big Hat Scholarship, and 14 scholarships from 11 district dietetic associations (out of 18).
  • Spring 2001: A total of 26 scholarships for $16,550 were awarded – five endowed scholarships, a corporation giving three scholarships, one practice group scholarship, one memorial scholarship, the Big Hat Scholarship, and 15 scholarships from 11 district dietetic associations. In 2001, Dr. Jane Cohen endowed the Jane Elizabeth Watkins Cohen, Ph.D., R.D., L.D., Nutrition Education Scholarship, the first endowed TDAF scholarship to award $1,000 annually.
  • June 2001: Jane W. Cohen, Ph.D., R.D., L.D., 2001-2003 TDAF Chair, developed the Texas Dietetic Association Foundation Website.