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Scholarship Applications are only accepted between January 1 - March 31st each year.

If you meet our requirements, please review and fill out the forms below during that time and mail or fax to:

CANFIT Scholarships
2140 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 1110
Berkeley, CA 94704

Fax: 510.644.1535

Form 1: Application Instructions
Form 2: Application Form
Form 3: Financial Statement
Form 4: Recommendation Form

For more information about our scholarships, check out our CANFIT FAQ page.

Nutrition, Physical Education and Culinary Arts Scholarships

Undergraduate and graduate scholarships are available for California African-American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic students expressing financial need to study nutrition, physical education or culinary arts in the state of California. Checks will be mailed to the educational institution and are to be used toward tuition and fees.

By providing undergraduate and graduate scholarships, CANFIT hopes to encourage more students to consider careers that will improve adolescent nutrition and fitness.

  • Enrollment in an approved master level or doctoral graduate program in Nutrition, Public Health or Physical Education; or American Dietetic Association
  • Approved Pre-professional Practice Program at an accredited university in California.
  • 12-15 units of graduate course work completed and verified with an official copy of university transcript and a 3.0 or better GPA (cumulative).
  • Ethnic student affiliation of African-American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian-American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic descent.
  • Enrollment in an approved bachelor level program in Nutrition or Physical Education at an accredited (WASC) university in California.
  • 50 semester units (or equivalent) of college credits completed with an official copy of college transcript and a 2.5 or better GPA (cumulative).
  • Ethnic student affiliation of African-American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian-American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic descent.
  • Enrollment in a culinary arts college in California.
  • Ethnic student affiliation of African-American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian-American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic descent.
  • Prior completed units (or equivalent) of college credits not necessary to apply.


  • Any further questions about the scholarship program, .