Dietetic Internship

Food & Nutrition

Dietetic Internship

Scholarship Application Criteria and Instructions 2024-2025

The NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Dietetic Internship Scholarship Program enables qualified students to attend our dietetic internship, and allow their professional achievements contribute to our internship program. We acknowledge that the escalating cost of a dietetic internship program can be prohibitive to many students.

Scholarship Application

Scholarship Award: $6,000.00


Applicants must:

  • Meet the criteria for the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Dietetic Internship Program – due to the competitive nature of the application selection process, prospective applicants with a GPA in Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) courses of less than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale are not encouraged to apply.
  • Demonstrate or show promise of being a valuable contributing member of the profession through documentation of related work/voluntary experience, professional contributions and honors, and academic and/or work recommendations.
  • Demonstrate need for financial assistance due to receiving need-based financial aid (i.e.: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Work-Study).
  • Provide a scholarship statement highlighting your financial need and how this scholarship will allow you to continue to pursue your career objectives.
  • Be a US citizen or permanent resident.
  • Provide a complete and professionally presented application packet.

Application Procedures:

The scholarship application with all required information will be submitted under the supplemental section as part of the complete DICAS application process. The scholarship application will only be accepted via the DICAS application.

Completed scholarship applications and DICAS applications are due by October 1, 2024 11:59pm (EST) for Fall 2024 Cycle and January 15, 2025 for the Spring 2025 Cycle.

Scholarship Application Review and Awards Process

Scholarship Committee members review all applications and select recipients who best qualify for the scholarship based upon objective criteria as noted on the application form.

Applicants are notified of the outcome of scholarship selection by November 1, 2024 for the Fall Cycle and March 1, 2025 for the Spring Cycle.

Notification of status will be sent to all applicants by email to the email address designated by the applicant.

Those to be awarded the scholarship will receive the scholarship upon matriculation into the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Dietetic Internship Program.


  • The NYPH Dietetic Internship Scholarship application form changes annually; applicants must use the 2024-2025 application form.
  • Do not submit additional materials beyond what is required on the application.
  • Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.