Awards and Recognition

The Academy offers a variety of programs in recognition of the service and dedication of members to the nutrition and dietetics profession.

Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy's prestigious Fellow recognition program acknowledges your professional accomplishments, valuable service to the public and pursuit of life-long learning. By earning the right to include the FAND initials among your credentials, you let colleagues, clients and the public know that you have been welcomed as a Fellow into the world's largest organization of food and nutrition experts.

National Honors and Awards

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics honors individuals who have advanced the nutrition and dietetics profession, exhibited leadership and shown devotion to serving others in both dietetics and allied fields. The Academy's national honors and awards include the Copher Award, Honorary Membership, the Medallion Awards and the Excellence in Practice Awards.

Scholarships and Grants

Through the Academy Foundation, members have access to a variety of scholarships and grants, including over $500,000 to qualifying dietetics students at all levels of study, more than $200,000 in awards to educators and established dietetics practitioners, and $450,000 in research grants. Additional grant opportunities and resources are available through Kids Eat Right.