Washington State Academy - Academy Foundation Award

This award was established in 2008 by the Washington State Academy.  The purpose was to provide funding for professional educational enrichment for a registered dietitian nutritionist or a nutrition and dietetic technician, registered. Funds were available for dietetic professionals new to their careers, as well as those who are seasoned and wish to expand their knowledge and experiences.


In early spring 2021, the Board approved a change to the award criteria and is working with the Academy Foundation add student scholarships to this award.  The revised award was approved by the Academy Foundation in December 2022.


The application period for the education funding closed February 1, 2022.
Student scholarship applications opened mid-February 2022.

Click here for more information.  Link directly to the application portal here.

The Washington State Academy/Academy Foundation Fund has awarded 14 educational grants!

  Virginia A. Bennett
  Linette R. Giesa
  Karen Barale 
  Nicole Stendell-Hollis
  Stacy M. Lueck
  Allison D.Stanton
  Paula Charuhas Marcris
  Meghan Lyle
   Martha L. Marino
  Allison Fischer
  Amy Schade
Mary Purdy
   Lisa M. Grentz
  Mary Purdy



WSAND President

Washington State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Thank you for visiting our website!  And welcome to the 2022-2023 year.

I'm excited to serve as your president this year and look forward to getting to know all of you better.

Please reach out to us with any questions - we'll be in touch regularly with news, opportunities and activities.

Nicole Stendell-Hollis, PhD, RDN (2022-23 Washington State President)