Washington State Academy - Academy Foundation Award

This award was established in 2008 to provide funding for professional educational enrichment for a dietitian or dietetic technician. Funds are available for dietetic professionals new to their careers, as well as those who are seasoned and wish to expand their knowledge and experiences.

Registration fees and travel expenses will be funded for short-term study, including workshops, seminars, symposia, conferences, and course work. Funding is not more than to 75% of the combined registration fee and travel expense. 


Preference is given to applicants who have served in dietetics related leadership positions, whether at the district, state or national level. 

Look for the application for the 2019 award starting in October 2018.

Applications for the 2018 award were accepted until February 1, 2018  

The Washington State Academy/Academy Foundation Fund has awarded 12 educational grants!

2008 Recipients:
  Virginia A. Bennett

  Linette R. Giesa

2009 Recipients:
  Stacy M. Lueck

  Allison D.Stanton

2010 Recipient:
   Martha L. Marino

2011 Recipient:
   Lisa M. Grentz

2013 Recipient:
  Karen Barale  

2014 Recipient:
  Paula Charuhas Marcris

2015 Recipients:
  Allison Fischer
  Amy Schade

2016 Recipient:
  Mary Purdy

2017 Recipient:
  Nicole Stendell-Hollis