Funds Supporting Graduate Scholarships

Giving opportunities are available for the following graduate funds within our department. Please look through the list of existing scholarships and note any that are of interest to you. Write down the fund number and name for later use on the University of Minnesota Foundation's secure Giving site.

Gifts in any amount are truly appreciated and tax deductible!

Nutrition Graduate Scholarships

Fund #

Name

1631

Alice Biester Assistantship

Provides graduate assistantships in human nutrition.

2272

Charlotte Biester Career Development Fund

Supports assistantships in the Dept of Food Science and Nutrition.

4112

Novartis Nutrition Award

Provides annual awards to graduate students studying in the nutrition graduate program advised by the Dept of Food Science and Nutrition faculty.

4548

Mary E Sorensen Fellowship in Foods & Business

Provides support for academic pursuit in the disciplines of foods and business in the Dept of Food Science and Nutrition.

Food Science Graduate Scholarships

Fund #

Name

6558

Food Science & Nutrition Fellowship

Provides support for Food Science and Nutrition graduate students.

1307

Joan Gordon Memorial Food Chemistry Fellowship

Provides funding for graduate fellowships in the Dept of Food Science and Nutrition for students in CFANS with preference to women studying food chemistry.

7842

McKay Food Microbiology Graduate Student Research Fellowship

Provides support to graduate students conducting research in the field of food microbiology.

5009

McPheeters Fund in Foods & Nutrition

4732

Skarra Fund

Provides scholarship funds for graduate students studying in the Dept of Food Science and Nutrition.

5344

Skarra Graduate Award

Supports graduate students in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, which emphasizes collaboration and experiential learning, creating excellent research opportunities.

5253

Raymond J Tarleton Graduate Award

Provides support to graduate fellows studying in the field of cereal chemistry and technology in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences.

6601

Warthesen 21st Century Fellowship Fund

Supports a graduate student in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, preparing them to be leaders in industry, research, academic, and community settings.

Funds Supporting Both Nutrition and Food Science Graduate Scholarships

Fund #

Name

6557

Marie & Ken Bezdicek Fellowship

Supports a graduate student in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, preparing them to be leaders in industry, research, academic, and community settings.

D248

Hazel Hatcher Graduate Teaching Research Assistantship

Provides support for a graduate teaching research  assistantship in the Dept of Food Science and Nutrition.  

D457 & E356

Mary Matson Nutrition Scholarship Fund

Provides scholarship funds for graduate students in nutrition with supporting program in education.

1465

Waller Award for Food Science & Nutrition - CFANS

Provides scholarships with preference to female students; to be used for tuition, books and supplies, living costs.

Make a donation now!

Visit the Giving site of the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS).

If you have any questions, concerns or comments, please contact Francisco Diez-Gonzalez, Head of the Department of Food Science and Nutrition, at fdiez@umn.edu or Cynthia Cashman, CFANS Director of Development, at cashman@umn.edu or 612-624-7489.