Awards and Scholarships

The Colorado Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is excited to award its members for their hard work and practice!  All completed applications should be submitted to by April 30, 2023. Click on title of each award for application. 


2023 Outstanding Dietetic Student Application Are you a program faculty or preceptor that would like to nominate a dietetic student for their emerging leadership and achievement? Students must be enrolled in an ACEND-accredited dietetics education program and must be Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics members by January 1, 2019 to qualify.  

2023 Recognized Young Dietitian Application. Know a young RD who needs to be recognized? CAND would like to share the RYDY award to a young RD who shows commitment and leadership in our field.  We are accepting nominations for RDs, 35 years of age or younger, who have shown excellence in legislation, research, education or management both with the association or in their employment. 

2023 Emerging Dietetic Leader Application This award recognizes new dietitians at the beginning of their dietetics careers, regardless of their age, who have made distinctive contributions to our field especially in the areas of legislation, research, education and management.

2023 Recognized Dietetic Technician Application. Do you know a Dietetic Technician, Registered who goes above and beyond? Nominations are being accepted for DTRs with active membership with the AND and active participation in national, affiliate or district associations.

2023 Outstanding Dietitian Application Please nominate outstanding dietitians to be recognized by both CAND and the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.