Undergraduate Dietetics Student Award

This award is given to acknowledge outstanding undergraduate dietetics students in academics, recognize leadership quality and pro-active involvement in MDA, university and community activities.


  1. Eligibility Criteria
    • The nominee shall be an active student at their institutions (in the graduation year) and an active Ordinary Member (in the year of nomination).
    • The nominator shall be the lecturer from the dietetics programme of the university that the student is pursuing his/her undergraduate degree in dietetics.
    • Each institution of higher learning can submit ONE name from the most recent graduated cohort of dietetics students.
    • Students need to provide a CV demonstrating evidence of the criteria (as below) and a letter of recommendation from their mentor.
  2. Merit Criteria
    As the intent of the award is to honour and facilitate outstanding scholarship, nominees will be judged on the basis of the following merit criteria:
    • Obtained good grades in final year dietetics practicum (clinical, food service and community).
    • Active participation and demonstrated leadership roles within and outside the university, e.g. student council, projects, community work, dietetics practicum or other learning environments.
    • Active participation in university activities and community service.
    • Participation in MDA activities.


All nominations must be submitted via email at mda.awardsgrants@gmail.com by 5pm on 7th April 2023.

Click here to download the nomination form