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 6, 2024, 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 2024.
  • Must be able to participate in a 2 day on-site training session the week of June 10, 2024. Travel and accommodations for selected participants will be paid for by Gatorade.

Read through the 2024 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 2024-25 class. The stipend for the 8-month fellowship is $20,500.   

Additional SNIP Fellow benefits include:

  • Complimentary 2025 CPSDA Annual Conference registration and travel expenses to Scottsdale, Arizona May 13-16, 2025
  • 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].

2024-2025 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.

Boston College
Columbus Crew (MLS)
Iowa State University
Knoxville Catholic High School
Texas A&M
University of Arkansas
University of Georgia
University of Maryland
University of Virginia
University of Texas
University of Washington