KAND offers up to two $500 scholarships to assist with educational costs for each of the scholarships noted below:

  • Iva Alexander Scholarship
  • Lyn Fleming Scholarship

These scholarships are meant to recognize dietetics students/interns who demonstrate outstanding scholastic ability and professional potential.

Scholarship applications are due January 31, 2024

Congratulations to our 2022-2023 Scholarship recipients! 

Iva Alexander Scholarship: 
Allison Hicks

“Allison is an outstanding student and a dedicated worker and volunteer. As demonstrated by her dedication to her studies and willingness to offer her time as a research assistant and volunteer, Allison would be an outstanding recipient of the Kentucky Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Scholarship. She has a bright future as a dietitian and member of the dietetics field.”

Lyn Fleming Scholarship:
Johanna Poysti

“Ms. Poysti demonstrates a strong commitment to her academic pursuits. Ms. Poysti’s commitment to learning and willingness to take on new challenges have been key factors in her success in the classroom. She has all the necessary skills and qualities to excel as a registered dietitian.”