This award is given to acknowledge outstanding postgraduate MDA member(s) who has/have completed a thesis that is value-adding to the field of dietetics and nutrition.
Applicant must be:
A current MDA Ordinary Member
Pursued a postgraduate research program at a Malaysian higher education institution
Has been conferred a postgraduate degree
Thesis abstract and topic must be:
Relevant and add value to the field of dietetics and nutrition.
NOT given any honour or award previously.
Only the original thesis should be submitted for the Award in any year. Thesis previously submitted won’t be accepted.
As the intent of the award is to honour and facilitate outstanding scholarship, applications will be judged on the basis of the following academic merit criteria:
Contemporary significance and /or scholarly relevance
Conceptual, methodological and theoretical soundness
Disciplined, focused and persuasive argument
Coherent organisation and clarity of written expression
Comprehensive reference to appropriate literature
All nominations must be submitted via electronic mailer to the following email address (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 5pm on April 30th.