The 2017-2018 application period ended on March 30, 2018.

Please check back for the 2018-2019 application in coming months. 

Award Description:

The Medical Nutrition Practice Group (MNPG) provides a research award up to the amount of $5000 to a member of MNPG to support research that is focused on improving patient outcomes (such as improving blood glucose, weight loss, quality of life, etc.).

Applicant requirements:

  • The principal investigator must be a member of MNPG
  • Student applicants must have an academic advisor and a supporting letter from the head of the department
  • Research must have institution approval, if applicable
  • All sources of funding must be revealed
  • Grant may not be used for salary purposes
  • Applicants must submit a proposed budget and timeline

Click HERE to download the application packet. Please submit the application packet to Mary K. Sharrett, MS, RD, LD, CNSC at by March 30, 2018. 











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