CANFIT Scholarship Program

CANFIT Scholarship Program is exclusively available for African-American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian-American, Pacific Islander, or Latino/Hispanic descent pursuing undergraduate or graduate program in the field of nutrition, physical activity, or culinary arts.

Scholarship Description
The CANFIT Scholarship program provides funds to students of African-American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian-American, Pacific Islander, or Latino/Hispanic descent to help achieve their college education undergraduate or graduate degrees in nutrition, physical activity, or culinary arts. Since 1994, CANFIT funds 2-5 scholarships each year.

Award Value
No information.

Level & Area of Studies
Undergraduate and graduate degree in nutrition, physical activity, or culinary arts.

Place of study
At Any institution in the United States.

Eligibility and Requirements
Graduate Applicant Requirements:

  • Enrollment in an approved master level or doctoral graduate program in Nutrition, Public Health or Physical Education; or American Dietetic Association
  • Approved Pre-professional Practice Program at an accredited university in California.
  • 12-15 units of graduate course work completed and verified with an official copy of university transcript and a 3.0 or better GPA (cumulative).
  • Ethnic student affiliation of African-American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian-American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic descent.

Undergraduate Applicant Requirements:

  • Enrollment in an approved bachelor level program in Nutrition or Physical Education at an accredited (WASC) university in California.
  • 50 semester units (or equivalent) of college credits completed with an official copy of college transcript and a 2.5 or better GPA (cumulative).
  • Ethnic student affiliation of African-American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian-American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic descent.

Culinary Arts Applicant Requirements:

  • Enrollment in a culinary arts college in California.
  • Ethnic student affiliation of African-American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian-American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic descent.
  • Prior completed units (or equivalent) of college credits not necessary to apply.

Application Instruction
Please go to the link below to download the application form.

Submission Deadline
31 March every year.

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