Undergraduate and graduate scholarships are available for California African-American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic students expressing financial need to study nutrition, physical education or culinary arts in the state of California. By providing undergraduate and graduate scholarships, CANFIT hopes to encourage more students to consider careers that will improve adolescent nutrition and fitness.
All applicants must be ethnic students, affiliated from African-American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian-American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic descent.
-Enrollment in an approved bachelor level program in Nutrition or Physical Education at an accredited (WASC) university in California
-50 semester units (or equivalent) of college credits completed with an official copy of college transcript and a 2.5 or better GPA (cumulative)
-Enrollment in an approved master level or doctoral graduate program in Nutrition, Public Health or Physical Education; or American Dietetic Association
-Approved Pre-professional Practice Program at an accredited university in California
-12-15 units of graduate course work completed and verified with an official copy of university transcript and a 3.0 or better GPA (cumulative)
-Enrollment in a culinary arts college in California
-Prior completed units (or equivalent) of college credits not necessary to apply
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.