2016-2017 Estimated Expenses: The intern is responsible for transportation costs, housing, meals and any expenses incurred for professional meetings. Estimated expenses for the dietetic interns have been established by the financial aid office as reasonable costs for attending Vanderbilt University Medical Center Programs in Allied Health (based on 2014/15 AND 2015/16 academic year). NOTE: Expenses may be reduced by sharing costs of housing, utilities and transportation with another student.
|Supply Fee||$ 550|
|Deposit Fee||$ 250|
|Wellcoaches Class||$ 1,500|
|Background Check||$ 30|
|Professional Liability Insurance||$ 200|
|Registration Exam Review Course||$ 400|
|Loan Origination Fees||$ 1,000|
|Books and Supplies||$ 375|
|Rent and Utilities||$ 9,650|
|Medical/Dental Expenses||$ 2,000|
Financial Aid: Federally funded guaranteed student loans (Stafford unsubsidized) are available to eligible dietetic interns through the Federal Direct Loan Program. Loans may be processed after 30 days of enrollment. Upon request, a financial aid packet will be sent to each student accepted into the program.
Scholarships: The Ann Goldberg Coca Cola Scholarship fund has been established by the Vanderbilt Medical Center Dietetic Internship Program to award scholarships to dietetic interns whose national ethnic origin is considered to be a minority in the field of dietetics. Scholarships are awarded after appointment to the program and are need-based awards. For more information, please contact the program director.
Additionally, the applicant may write to The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation prior to December 31 of the year in which they are applying, to request a loan or scholarship application for the upcoming academic year.
Also, state and/or district dietetic associations may have scholarship programs. Contact your state or local dietetic association president for information.
All students are encouraged to apply for scholarships through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation and/or state and local dietetic associations.
The stipend, benefits and fees are subject to change without notice.