Tuition and Fees

For full tuition and fees associated with the Master of Dietetics and Nutrition program, please visit the University Registrar's website

The Ohio State University Fellowship Program

The university has two distinct fellowship opportunities for incoming students: the University Fellow; and the Graduate Enrichment Fellowship. These competitive applications for high achieving students and students from diverse background and perspectives.

If you are applying for an Ohio State fellowship, please check the box indicating your interest on your application form.

  • Letters of Recommendation - You must request 3 letters of recommendation using the forms provided in the graduate school reference form that speak specifically to your eligibility and suitability to the Fellowship program. These references will be in addition to the three letters needed for admission.
  • Letter of Intent - You will also write a second letter of intent focused on why you should be awarded a fellowship, not to request admission to the program (the first letter related entirely to becoming a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist).

We recommend that you only apply for a fellowship if your undergraduate grade point average (GPA) is 3.6 or higher. Fellowships provide scholarships for the first year of your professional program.

Scholarship Opportunities

The procedure for application for financial assistance can be obtained from the Student Financial Aid Office. The deadline for requests for most grant, loan or scholarship funds is March 1 prior to the academic year of financial need.

Professional Association Scholarships

There are several opportunities for students to apply for scholarships to support the cost of attendance. Several professional organizations offer scholarship opportunities with varied application deadlines.

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Scholarships 

The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences offers three scholarships specific to the Medical Dietetics Program. The amount of each award is based on the total amount of money available in the scholarship fund and the student’s scholarly achievements and financial need. The number and amount of each scholarship varies from year to year.

  • The Barbara Bott Memorial Foundation Scholarship was developed by her husband and friends to honor her fondness for Medical Dietetics. She was a graduate of both the undergraduate and graduate programs conducting research on Diabetes Education and Meal Planning. To be eligible students must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and be a senior or a second year in the internship or in the graduate portion of the coordinated graduate program while the scholarship is received.
  • The M. Rosita Schiller Foundation Scholarship is to honor the Director of Medical Dietetics and recognize her leadership and contributions to the academic community for 25 years. She always encouraged students to pursue challenges and studies that develop their leadership abilities and talents. To be eligible students must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and be a senior or a second year in the internship or in the graduate portion of the Graduate Coordinated Program while the scholarship is received.
  • The Natalie Ridgway Foundation Scholarship was developed by family and friends to honor Natalie’s enduring spirit, determination, and exceptional standards for her students. The purpose of the foundation is to promote professional development for Medical Dietetics students and to assist current and future students in promoting Natalie’s professional interests by conducting research and presenting at professional meetings. Every student awarded these funds will acknowledge that s/he was “Funded in memory of Natalie Ridgway."

College of Education and Human Ecology

The College of Education and Human Ecology awards annual scholarships to current and prospective graduate students with a declared major in the college are eligible to apply. Learn more about the College of Education and Human Ecology Scholarships

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