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Schafer, Margaret Nicholson Graduate Fellowship in Food Science or Nutrition

Posted by nitcy | February 26, 2013

Virginia Schafer created this endowment in honor of her mother, Margaret Nicholson Schafer.  Margaret believed deeply in the importance of education, especially for women, as a means of achieving economic and spiritual independence.  She was also actively interested in the field of nutrition and in Washington State University.  Awards will provide fellowship stipends to a graduate student enrolled in a research-based program in food science or nutrition.  Preference to students working on projects related to nutrition and functional foods with the goal of developing healthy and sustainable foods.

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