Dannon Institute
Children's Nutrition Education Advancing Nutrition Leadership About Us

Applications will be reviewed by an independent selection committee comprising representatives from or selected by the Dannon Institute Board of Directors and If deemed necessary by the committee, applicants will be contacted for additional information or clarification. Final selected participants will be notified by March 10, 2017. By submitting an application for this program, applicants agree to abide by the decision of the committee, which shall be final and binding. If selected, participants must agree to attend the entire program from June 3-8, 2017. Participants must arrive June 3, 2017 and depart no earlier than June 8, 2017.

Required Documents

Before continuing further, be sure to have the following required documents on hand in either Microsoft Word (.doc, .docx) or PDF format only:

  1. A letter indicating your reasons for being interested in this opportunity as well as your interest in taking a leadership role (such as department chair/head, school director, dean or other academic leader) in the future (no more than two pages). Please review the program description information provided on this website before drafting this letter.
  2. One copy of your curriculum vitae or resume.
  3. A one-page abstract describing your current leadership roles in your university or academic post and/or professional societies.

Applicants who are selected for participation are responsible for obtaining any necessary passports, visas, etc. for travel to the United States.

Please note that a total of three letters of recommendation will be required to complete your application. The Dannon Institute requires a recommendation letter be submitted by an applicant’s direct supervisor, an academic leader in the applicant’s university, and another academic reference which may be from a university peer.

Click here to access the application. All applications, including all letters of recommendation, must be received by February 10, 2017.
If you have any questions, please contact Dannon.Institute@dannon.com.