2016 Campaign for Scholarships
The Texas Academy Foundation is asking for your support of our efforts to increase the scholarship funding for students studying to become food, nutrition and dietetics professionals.
The 2016 Campaign will run from February 1 through April 15, 2016. It is with your support and generosity that the future of the dietetics profession in Texas will continue to grow and thrive.
Contributions to the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation’s 2016 Campaign for Scholarships may be made through:
- PayPal at http://tandfscholarships.org/
- Check payable to “Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation” mailed from now through April 15 to: Sam Samuels, 1226 Briarwood Drive, Cleburne, Texas 76033
Remember, the Foundation is a 501(c) 3 charitable organization and all donations are tax deductible!
No donation is too small. We want to recognize your financial support of the Foundation and student scholarships at Texas Academy FNCE. We will have donor level recognition ribbons to affix to your name badge. Based on the amount of money donated you will be recognized as a Diamond level donor ($250+); Platinum level donor ($100+); Gold level donor ($25+); or Green level donor ($1+).
Past Scholarship Recipient Highlight:
Kristina Mata, MDS, RDN, LD is a successful clinical dietitian in Corpus Christi. Kristina received a Texas Academy Foundation scholarship while in school and this is what she has to say about receiving her scholarship: “During my graduate career at the UT Health Science Center in San Antonio, I had the privilege and honor of receiving a Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation scholarship. While this scholarship helped alleviate the financial burden of school, it allowed me to focus my full attention on my school work and dietetic internship. The Foundation scholarship helped me pursue and achieve my dream of becoming a Registered Dietitian – a career that I absolutely love. Being awarded a scholarship, also allowed me to network with dietetic students and registered dietitians all across the great state of Texas. It is a great feeling to know that I have colleagues all across Texas that I can always reach out to for information, education, assistance and to collaborate with on projects. The Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation is a fabulous organization that fosters learning, growth, and supports young dietetic students become successful Registered Dietitians in Texas.”
Visit our website to read more success stories and how your financial support of the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation and student scholarships is making a difference.
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