First, make sure you are eligible.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents.

Applicants must identify in at least one of the categories listed below to be eligible for the program.

  • Currently attending UConn (any regional campus) or community college
  • Belong to at least one of the racial or ethnic minority groups listed below:
    • Black/African American
    • Native American/American Indian
    • Latino or Hispanic
  • Annual household income is $50,000 or less
  • First-generation student defined as a someone in college and no parent or guardian has a 4-year degree or a higher-level degree from an institution in the United States.
    • Students whose parents or guardians have a degree from outside of the U.S. may also identify as first-generation students.

The ideal applicant does not need to be a nutrition science major, but must have a genuine interest in food and nutrition science and careers in the field. Good academic standing and grade point average will be considered.

Second, Fill out the application!


Apply Here!