Empowering accessibility in nutritional psychology education.


The Center for Nutritional Psychology (CNP) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that connects you with research, education, and other resources in the field of nutritional psychology.

To support access to nutritional psychology education, CNP will be sponsoring two scholarships for NP 110: Introduction to Nutritional Psychology Methods twice a year. We understand that the cost of higher and continuing education can be prohibitive. In addressing this barrier, we hope to provide students, professionals, and other interested individuals who are not otherwise able to access our courses with the opportunity to study nutritional psychology.

By providing this opportunity, we hope to facilitate greater awareness of the the diet-mental health relationship and the need for a nutritional component to mental healthcare. CNP strives to provide equitable learning opportunities and promote inclusivity for all who are drawn to this field.



All applicants must meet the following requirements to be considered for the CNP Course Scholarship program.

  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit all information listed on the application, with attention paid to correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
  • Possess and demonstrate genuine financial need, such that it would be extremely challenging or impossible to enroll in NP 110 without receiving this scholarship.
  • Possess and demonstrate genuine interest in the field of nutritional psychology, with relevance to the applicant’s education, career, or personal goals.

Please note that to be considered for the scholarship, you do NOT have to be a student, professional in a related field, or a resident of any particular country. For additional information, view the FAQ below. Thank you for your interest in nutritional psychology!


A: Recipients of this scholarship obtain access to NP 110: introduction to Nutritional Psychology Methods, which is the equivalent of $329.00 USD. Course access cannot be redeemed for a check, cash, or other form of money

A: Please read the eligibility requirements listed above on this webpage. If you still have questions about your eligibility status afterwards, please write to us at

A: Please submit your application between December 1 and February 1 for the February selection, and between May 1 and July 1 for the July selection. Winners will be chosen and notified by the 20th of February and July, respectively.

A: Winners are selected on the basis of financial need alongside demonstrated interest in nutritional psychology. Relevance to education, career, personal factors, and potential for expanding the field are also taken into consideration.

A: Winners will be notified via email by the 20th of February or July depending on which period applications were submitted for. Winners have 7 days to accept the scholarship offer. If acceptance is not received and confirmed by CNP within 7 days, another winner will be selected.

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