Regina Myers McClain Distinguished Scholarship

The Regina Myers McClain Distinguished Scholarship is available through the University of Central Missouri Foundation and the Department of Nutrition for at least one student of junior class standing who is pursuing a degree in the field of dietetics and nutrition.
To apply, a student must be of junior class standing (completed a minimum of 60 hours) and be in good academic standing at UCM, and:

a. be pursuing a degree in the field of dietetics and nutrition at UCM;

b. demonstrate financial need;

c. be an active member of the American Dietetic Association and the Student Dietetic Association (SDA);

d. have a minimum of 50 volunteer hours in, but not limited to, hospital/nursing home-based experience, public health or community nutrition experience, food service-related experience (must document hours);

e. have an overall minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and a minimum GPA of 3.75 in major.

  • Preference shall be given to a student holding a leadership role in SDA, demonstrating professional interest (i.e. attendance and/or presentation at professional meetings), and active in extracurricular activities (i.e. athletics, intramurals and/or employment).
    This scholarship is made possible by way of a gift from Regina McClain, Class of 1935.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload documentation of volunteer hours in nutrition-related services
  2. Letter #1: Please provide the name and email address of a person (non-relative) who we may contact on your behalf to provide a letter of reference.