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McCormick Science Institute

Now Taking Applications for the McCormick Science Institute Research Award

This grant supports scientific endeavors including in vitro experiments, epidemiologic studies, spice and herb intake data collection, systematic reviews and/or evidence-based analysis. Application is available through The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation, the only charitable organization devoted exclusively to promoting nutrition and dietetics.

Grant amount: $5,000

Application deadline is July 1, 2018.

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