Jennifer Thomas Brown Memorial Nutrition Award Endowment - Houston
The purpose of the Fund is to provide a stream of income to support an award to be used for graduate student to facilitate research (such as, but not limited to lab supplies, food for feeding studies or funds to attend an annual meeting of nutrition professionals) while pursuing a degree in the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences at the Texas Woman’s University Institute of Health Sciences – Houston Center using the following criteria.
A minimum 3.0 academic average (on a 4 point scale) for previous academic work
Evidence of academic excellence (e.g., GRE scores, awards, honors, theses citations for presentations or published works, etc.)
Evidence of potential for success in a Nutrition-related career (e.g., work experience, special projects, professional goals, a letter of recommendation, etc.)
Need for specific purpose to encourage and facilitate graduate research.
The recipient is to be chosen by the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences at the Texas Woman’s University Institute of Health Sciences – Houston Center by a committee formed and headed by Dr. John Radcliffe. As head of the committee, Dr. Radclife shall create the application to be submitted for consideration for the award. When Dr. Radcliffe chooses to retire and/or no longer wishes to head the Jennifer Thomas Brown Memorial Award Selection Committee, he shall choose \his successor. Likewise, when each successive chair retirs or no longer wishes to head the Selection Committee, he or she should name a successor. Any amount available for distribution within a year and not used, shall be held over as available for the next year.
More than one person may receive an award per year from the amount available for the year.