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The GetPRO Professional Grassroots Sports Nutrition Grant Programme

The GetPRO Professional Grassroots Sports Nutrition Grant Programme is a funding scheme, hosted in proud partnership with The Nutrition Society. It gives financial support to early career sports nutritionists to help them provide expert nutrition advice and suppport to their local grassroots sports clubs and teams.

The GetPRO Professional Grassroots Sports Nutrition Grant is open to early career sports nutritionists in the UK whose last graduation (e.g. bachelors or masters degree) in sports nutrition, exercise science, dietetics, or a related field was completed within the past 10 years, as defined by The Nutrition Society.

The competitive grants are available to early career sports nutritionists who are supporting or wish to provide grassroots sports clubs with evidence-based, expert sports nutrition advice and support. Sports nutritionists can apply for a grant of up to £2,000 to cover costs for their own time, travel, resources or tools. The programme is targeted toward providing support in adult/older teen sports club or team settings. Applicants are also encouraged to make use of the free, expert-created resources on GetPRO Professional to assist them in their provision of expert advice, though this is not a requirement.

The closing date for applications is 18th August 2024.  

How to apply

Find out further information, full terms and conditions and complete the online application form on The Nutrition Society website. 

 


Terms and Conditions:

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The GetPRO Professional Grassroots Sports Nutrition Grant is hosted and operated by The Nutrition Society, and funded by Danone. It is suitable for early career (<10 years since last graduation) qualified sports/performance nutritionists and dietitians with a minimum of a BSc or related qualification in nutrition, sports nutrition or human physiology. Applicants must be UK residents who are aged 18 or over, intending to conduct projects in the UK. The grant may be for total costs or contribution towards costs but will not exceed £2000. The organisers will not be responsible for any monies spent by the recipient in excess of the grant awarded. The decision of who is awarded the grant is that of the organisers alone. Winners will receive funding direct from The Nutrition Society, to support the provision of evidence-based sports nutrition support to local amateur, recreational and grassroots sports clubs or teams. Applications open 2nd July 2024. Closing date for applications is 18th August 2024, entries received after this date will not be considered. Grant winners will be announced by 27th September. 

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This information is intended for Health and/or Nutrition Professionals working within the field of sport and performance nutrition, including sports nutritionists, dietitians, sports scientists, coaches, athletic trainers and others who have professional training in nutrition and human physiology.


Disclaimer: This information is intended for Health and/or Nutrition Professionals working within the field of sport and performance nutrition, including sports nutritionists, dietitians, sports scientists, coaches, athletic trainers and others who have professional training in nutrition and human physiology.

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