Scholarship Detail

CANFit Program Scholarships

Program Information

Deadline Month: March
Application Deadline Dates: 03/31/2018
Award Amount: variable
The goal of the California Adolescent Nutrition and Fitness (CANFit) program is to improve the nutritional status and physical fitness of California’s low-income, multi-ethnic youth 10-14 years of age. A total of $10,000 in undergraduate and graduate scholarships is available for minority students expressing financial need who are studying nutrition, physical education, or culinary arts.
Type: Undergraduate Study, Graduate Study
Application Available: Organization Website

Eligibility Requirements

Class Level: Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate Student
Area of Study: Natural Sciences, Public Service
Application Form: Yes
Descriptors: Minority
Restricted: African American, American Indian, Alaskan Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, Latino
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, Other Visa Status
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Other Requirements:
Nutrition, Physical Education, or Culinary Arts majors

Submission Requirements

Application Form: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Transcript Description: Current College
Letters of Rec: Yes
Letters of Rec Detail: 2
Resume: No
Personal Essay: Yes
Personal Essay Notes: Essay discussing solutions to nutrition/fitness challenges.
Project Proposal: No
Financial Aid: No
Institutional Endorsement: No
Other Submission Requirements: Yes
Other Submission Requirements Notes: Letter describing financial need, academic goals, and community nutrition and/or physical education activities. Photo.

Further Information

CANFit Program Scholarships
2140 Shattuck Ave., Suite 610
CA , 94 704
510-644-1535