The Ellen Neal Scholarship

The Ellen Neal Scholarship applications are now being accepted. Applications are due Feb. 23.


The purpose of the Ellen Neal Memorial Scholarship Award is to recognize dietetics students who demonstrate outstanding scholastic ability and professional potential. Ellen Neal was a long-time member of the Knoxville District Dietetic Association and served as its president. She completed both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees at the University of Tennessee. Her career started in private practice and evolved into one of the premier nutrition consulting businesses in the Knoxville area. Applicants are judged on grade point average; ability to follow directions, organize information, and complete the application; writing skills; references; participation and leadership in professional activities; having a well-rounded lifestyle (i.e., involvement in part-time jobs, volunteerism, and extracurricular activities); and, a financial need. The scholarship committee will select two $500 award from all applications submitted.

Download an Application

Click to download the Ellen Neal Scholarship Application.