This award is given to acknowledge outstanding undergraduate dietetics students in academic, recognise leadership quality and pro-active involvement in MDA, university and community activities.
The nominee shall be an active MDA Student Member (in the graduation year) and an active Ordinary Member (in the year of nomination).
The nominator shall be the lecturer from dietetics programme of the university that the student is pursuing his/her undergraduate degree in dietetics.
Each institution of higher learning can submit ONE name from the FINAL YEAR batch of dietetics students.
Students need to provide a CV demonstrating evidence of the criteria (as below) and a letter of recommendation from their mentor.
As the intent of the award is to honour and facilitate outstanding scholarship, nominees will be judged on the basis of the following merit criteria:
Obtained good grades in final year dietetics practicum (clinical, food service and community).
Active participation and demonstrated leadership roles within and outside the university e.g. student council, projects, community work, during dietetics practicum or other learning environment.
Active participation in university activities and community service.
Participation in MDA activities.
All nominations must be submitted via electronic mailer to the following email address (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 5pm on April 30th.