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Scholarships are intended to help students having high scholastic achievements, good character, real financial need, and dedication of purpose. Numerous scholarships are available from the university, industry, and professional societies. Faculty advisors have up-to-date information concerning scholarship opportunities. For a scholarship to carry an out-of-state tuition waiver, it must be competitive, awarded on academic competence, and total $1,000 or more per academic year. A spring deadline for scholarship applications is March 1 of each year.

The following organizations are among those annually providing scholarships for students in the fields of nutrition, foodservice, food science, or related majors. Specific information about these scholarships is posted on department bulletin boards and announced in classes as it becomes available.

American Dietetic Association, 216 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60606-6995. Tel: 800-877-1600

American School Food Service Association, 1600 Duke Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. Tel: 800-877-8822 (Graduate students only)

American Society for Hospital Food Service Administrators, 840 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611. (Graduate students only)

Educational Foundation of the National Restaurant Association, 250 South Wacker Drive, Suite 1400, Chicago, Illinois 60606-5834. (Graduate students only)

International Foodservice Editorial Council, PO Box 491, Hyde Park, New York 12538.

National Society of Healthcare Food Service Management, 204 E Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002.

Texas CattleWomen, Inc.

Texas Dietetic Association Foundation, 1033 La Posada Drive, Suite 220, Austin, Texas 78752-3880. Tel: 512-454-8626

Texas Restaurant Association, PO Box 1429, Austin, Texas 78767. Tel: 512-472-3666

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