Indiana Academy scholarship packets will be released to all District Presidents and directors of Hoosier dietetics programs in late November. The postmark deadline for all scholarships is February 15.
For more information, please contact: Hanna Kelley, RD, CD (IDA Executive Director) at: email@example.com
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Scholarships Offered By The Indiana Dietetic Association
**Indiana Academy Scholarships Eligibility Requirements - All scholarships and awards require the applicant to be an Indiana resident and a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics/Indiana Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Indiana Academy scholarship application guidelines are described below with application forms and instructions links at the bottom of the page. The postmark deadline for all scholarships is February 15. For more information, please contact: Elizabeth Ramos (Indiana Academy Scholarship Chair) at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Indiana Academy Scholarships ($1,000 - up to 3 available, including one Affirmative Action)
- Senior didactic dietetic student or Master's level student from Ball State, Indiana University, University of Southern Indiana or Purdue Universities, applying for an internship or pre-professional practice program during the 2014-2015 academic year.
- Junior dietetic student from Purdue University accepted into the coordinated program in dietetics for the 2014-2015 academic year.
- Sophomore dietetic student from Indiana State University can apply prior to acceptance; however, money will not be awarded until the student is accepted into Indiana State's coordinated program in dietetics.
Indiana Academy Dietetic Technician Scholarship ($500 - 1 available)
- A Dietetic Technician, Registered, in pursuit of an advanced degree or continuing education
Lute Troutt Fellowship ($1000 - 1 available)
Mary Hebenstreit Memorial Award (Denomination contingent - 1 available)
- An individual intending to or currently pursuing an advanced degree at an Indiana college or university program during the 2015-2016 academic year. (Application can be made prior to enrollment, however, money will not be awarded until the application is accepted into a graduate program.)
- RD, DTR or dietetic student completing their dietetic internship or pre-professional practice program.
Joanne Frances Lintzenich Memorial Award ($500 - 1 available)
- A member of the Dietitians in Developmental & Psychiatric Disorders ADA practice group, AND,
- Employed in the DDPD field in the state of Indiana.
- Award is for any educational endeavor (continuing education programs or graduate studies).
To apply use these application guidelines with one of the following forms for ANY of the above listed scholarships:
Three of the scholarships were named after Indiana dietitians who distinguished themselves at the state and national level:
MARTHA LUTE TROUTT, RD (1890-1987)
Martha Lute Troutt was the first Indiana student to enter a training course for student dietitians. From there, her career took off and she held many offices in both the Indiana Dietetic Association and American Dietetic Association. Miss Troutt was a Charter member of the Indiana Dietetic Association and the Indiana State Nutrition Council. During her Dietetics Department Directorship for the Indiana University Hospitals that spanned 41 years, one of the first approved dietetic internships in the United States was established and a graduate program for dietetic interns was started. Lute was also responsible for getting a state nutritionist added to the staff of the Indiana State Board of Health. In 1925, Lute Troutt became President of the Indiana Dietetic Association. She was the first recipient of the Outstanding Dietitian Award for Indiana which was given by the Indiana Power and Light Company in 1969. During Lute’s year as the 13th President of the American Dietetic Association (1936-37), the House of Delegates was formed. Miss Troutt received the ADA’s highest award, the Marjorie Hulsizer Copher Award, in 1963 and gave the $1000 honorarium from the award to start the IDA Fellowship Award established in her name. Lute Troutt also served as a director of the Indiana Restaurant Association for 10 years and received the Distinguished Alumni Service Award from Indiana University.
JOANNE FRANCES LINTZENICH, RD (1949-92)
Joanne Frances Lintzenich graduated from Marian College in Indianapolis destined to be a force in the Indiana dietetic profession. Joanne started work as Director of Food Services for LaRue C. Carter Memorial Hospital. For a total of 27 years, she then worked for the Indiana Department of Mental Health as Director of Dietetic Services and Director of Quality Assurance. She was recognized as being the top of her profession with an International Foodservice Manufacturer's Association Silver Plate Award. In the Indiana Dietetic Association, Joanne served as President (1973-74), President-Elect, Treasurer, Delegate to the House of Delegates, Education Chairman, and Historian. She was a founder and Chair of the DDPD (Dietitians in Developmental and Psychiatric Disorders) National Practice Group. In 1981, Miss Lintzenich received the Indiana Dietetic Association Honored Dietitian Award. For the American Dietetic Association, Joanne was an Appeals Panel Member.
MARY HEBENSTREIT, RD (8/28/30 - 3/2/83)
Mary Hebenstreit graduated from the College of Saint Theresa and did her dietetic internship at Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio. As a consultant dietitian from Carmel, Mary's clients were Group Homes for the Developmentally Disabled. She also taught Food Service classes at J. Everett Light Career Center for Food Service Managers and was a Meals on Wheels volunteer. After her death at the hands of a drunk driver, Mary's husband, Thomas, has donated money for the scholarship in her name every year. In 2000, Mary’s four children, Ann, Michael, David, and Daniel, made a commitment to fund half of the scholarship each year. This was arranged through Sheila Hebenstreit, RD, Mary’s daughter-in-law.