SNIP Fellow Application

The Gatorade Sports Nutrition Immersion Program (SNIP) matches full-time sports dietitians with CPSDA members interested in gaining more practical hands-on experience working with athletes and sports programs. The deadline for applications is Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at midnight EST.

Candidate requirements:

  • Must be a CPSDA member and maintain membership throughout the immersion.
  • Must be a credentialed registered dietitian by the time immersions begin in July/August 2023.
  • Must be able to participate in a 2 day on-site training session in mid-June 2023. Travel and accommodations for selected participants will be paid for by Gatorade.

Read through the 2023 Fellow Application Guide along with the potential immersion mentor/host-site program descriptions which are linked below.  There will be a total of 8 fellows for the 2023-24 class. The stipend for the 8-month fellowship is $20,500.   

Additional SNIP Fellow benefits include:

  • Complimentary 2024 CPSDA Annual Conference registration and travel expenses,
  • Access to the CSSD Study Guide
  • Travel & accommodations for the SNIP Kick-Off event.

Please note that fellows will not be matched to a host site at which they have previously worked.

Questions? Contact SNIP program managers Mary Ellen Kelly and Beth Wolfgram at [email protected].

2023-2024 Immersion Host-Site Program Descriptions:

Please review the list of potential host sites and read all site descriptions before you apply and submit your ranking.

Columbus Crew (MLS)
Fairfax Fire & Police (Virginia)
Northwestern University
Ohio State University
Purdue University
St. Vincent Sports Performance 
University of Delaware
University of Georgia
University of Illinois
University of Louisville
University of Maryland
University of Michigan
University of Missouri
University of Pittsburgh
University of Virginia
University of Washington
USASOC, 7th Special Forces Group
Virginia Tech