The CPSDA "Athlete of the Year" Award recognizes one male and one female collegiate, Olympic, professional or tactical (military, police or fire) athlete whose athletic accomplishments, in the opinion of the sports dietitian, reflect dedication to sports nutrition. The two nominating sports dietitians whose athletes are selected will be recognized at CPSDA's Annual Conference Awards Banquet.
CPSDA members can nominate one or more athletes who represent the very best of performance nutrition:
The nomination period for the 2023 Athlete of Year Award will open Monday, November 28, 2022 through midnight EST Sunday, February 5, 2023.
CPSDA has moved to a rolling professional scholarship application process with the desire and intention to extend our reach, provide more opportunities for our members who wish to continue to advance their practice, enhance their knowledge, and become leaders within the field of sports nutrition. Applications will be reviewed within 3 weeks of submission. Please note that if a scholarship is awarded, it may not cover all expenses.
On behalf of Cheribundi, CPSDA awards two $1,500 scholarships applied for the 2023-2024 academic year (July 2023-June 2024) for two current CPSDA student members studying to become a sports dietitian in an undergraduate academic or dietetic internship program or graduate academic program. The scholarships will be awarded to two individuals - one undergraduate and one graduate - who exemplify all that it takes to be a sports dietitian.
Scholarship criteria includes:
The application period for 2023-2024 scholarships is Monday, November 28, 2022 through midnight EST Sunday, February 5, 2023.
CPSDA will award 1 (one) $7,000 scholarship to a Black, Indigenous, or Person of Color (BIPOC) student pursuing a career in sports nutrition to attend an accredited dietetic internship of their choice for the 2022-2023 calendar year. The scholarship winner will also receive complimentary registration at either 2024 CPSDA Sports Nutrition Boot Camp or to the 2023 Annual Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, a 1 year CPSDA student membership and the opportunity to be connected with a mentor, if desired. This scholarship will be awarded to one candidate who best demonstrates the characteristics it takes to excel as a sports dietitian.
The application period for 2023-2024 scholarship is Monday, November 28, 2022 through midnight EST Sunday, February 5, 2023.