MISSION: Scholarship support for advancing dietetics in Michigan.
ACTIVITIES: Activities supporting the mission of the MND Institute are:
1. Administration of scholarship funds that assist Michigan residents in pursuing
training in dietetics, leading to active membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
and Registered Dietitian status.
2. Administration of support for educational activities for Registered Dietitians in
3. Administration of support for research activities related to dietetic education and
practice in Michigan.
ORGANIZATION: The Michigan Nutrition and Dietetics Institute, Inc. is a tax-
exempt foundation established by the Michigan Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in 1980. A
Board of Trustees including MI Academy members and public members guide the activities of
the institute. A majority of the Trustees are elected from and by the membership
of the Michigan Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
DONATIONS: All donations to the MND Institute are exempt from federal income
tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954. A list of all
donors is included in the Institute's Annual Report. In addition, all donors are
recognized during the MI Academy Annual Conference. Contributions may be designated as
restricted or unrestricted. The unrestricted funds are applied to the MND Institute
Scholarship and administrative costs. Use the form below to donate to MNDI.
OPPORTUNITIES: To support scholarships for dietitians in Michigan, please send
your contribution with the donation form below. If you desire additional information or want a
copy of the MND Institute's Annual Report, please contact:
4990 Northwind Drive, Suite 140
East Lansing, MI 48823-5031
Phone: (517) 351-8335
Fax: (517) 352-8336
MNDI Donation Form
Support MNDI by printing off this form and returning it with your tax-deductable donation.
MNDI Scholarship Biographies:
Learn more about the history of MNDI Scholarships and the women who inspired
them. To set up a scholarship fund, contact MNDI at the address above.
Scholarship Forms for 2015
Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by January 30, 2015.
NOTE: Deadine has been extended until February 10, 2015!
For your convenience, we have provided the application and reference forms in two
formats: PDF and Microsoft Word. The PDF forms can be opened, viewed, and printed,
however, you will not be able to modify these forms on your computer. The Microsoft Word
forms can be saved on your computer so that you can open and modify them. If a window pops up asking for
a password when downloading the Word forms, just click "cancel" and the download will proceed.
MNDI Scholarship Letter to Program Directors
This letter summarizes the scholarships available from MNDI for 2015, due dates and other important information.
MNDI Scholarship Instructions and Criteria
Outlines the instructions and criteria for each of the MNDI Scholarships.
MNDI Scholarship Application Selection Criteria
The scoring sheet used by MNDI.
MNDI Scholarship Reference Request Form (PDF format)
MNDI Scholarship Reference Request Form (Word Format)
Use this form to request letters of reference to include with your scholarship application.
MNDI Scholarship Application Form (PDF format)
MNDI Scholarship Application Form (Word Format)
Use this form to apply for an MNDI Scholarship.