Applications & Funding

If you’re interested in applying to one of the programs within the Department of Nutritional Sciences, visit our Applications and Deadlines page to begin the application process.

Applications and Deadlines

Creating a Successful Application

Your application to the Department of Nutritional Sciences at Michigan Public Health will be reviewed by two faculty members on the Nutritional Sciences Admissions Committee.  Our approach is both holistic and thorough and we truly enjoy learning about you as a future graduate student.

We want you to be successful when applying to our graduate programs. So we’ve compiled some recommendations for creating an application that will help you stand out. 

Tips for a Successful Application


We know that financing your education is a big part of your decision to attend graduate school. The Department of Nutritional Sciences offers several scholarships and funding opportunities to support our students. 

Learn about Our Scholarships

We also offer two fellowship programs that support students meeting certain criteria.

Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows Program 

Transformative Food Systems Fellowship Program

Contact Us

If you have questions about our programs or the application process, please contact  Carole Durgy, Graduate Program Coordinator

Ready to Apply?

Learn more about our application requirements and deadlines and start your application today. If you’re not ready to apply yet, but would like to receive more information about Michigan Public Health and the program(s) you’re interested in, join our prospective student interest list.

Contact Us

For more information about the admissions process, email our Recruitment and Admissions team at or schedule an appointment to talk with a member of our Graduate Admissions team.