How to Apply
Are you considering applying for the Fall 2021 intake for the MScFN Internship Stream
Submit an online application through the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.
Applications Open Monday, November 2, 2020
Watch our website for information on 2021 application process coming soon.
To complete the online application, please ensure you make note of the components
of the application before starting the application. Components are completed as part
of the online application and directions will be included throughout the application
Note: Applicants are not responsible to find a Faculty Research Supervisor before
applying to the MScFN program. Applicants are prompted to list research interests
and preferred Faculty Research Supervisors in their application, to facilitate the
Items completed through online application:
Please ensure you make note of the components of the application before starting the
application. Components are completed as part of the online application and directions
will be included throughout the application process.
Upload the contact information for two referees who have relevant knowledge of your
dietetic experience. Referees must be direct supervisors who can speak to your performance,
experience and knowledge.
As part of the online application process, you will be prompted to submit the referee
contact information as a PDF that you create and upload to your application.
Please include the referee name, title, professional email address and phone number.
Please ensure you have asked your referee in advance of adding their contact information
to the application, and explain that they could be contacted at any point during the
admissions process, most commonly during February or March.
Supply transcripts for all post-secondary institutions you have attended.
If you are currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution you will need to upload
transcripts once your fall term grades have been added to the transcript, and in time
to meet the application deadline.
You will be asked to submit official documentation only if you are offered admission
to the program.
Instructions for uploading documents are outlined in the application - please read
Your resume should be a maximum of two (2) pages and an additional one (1) page cover
letter. Please reference your past/current dietetic experience, your future career
goals in dietetics and/or research, as well as your commitment to undertake the Master
of Science in Foods and Nutrition program.
Please ensure you upload the completed Supplemental Questions document to the Supplemental
Documents area of the online application (you will be prompted to do this as part
of the online application).
In addition, you must complete the Practicum Travel Requirement Agreement.
Additional Submission Requirements
- Proof of Class G2 Ontario Driver’s Licence (or equivalent). Internship stream students
must have access to a vehicle and be able to drive unattended throughout the practicum
portion of their program.
- Confirmation of Completion of PDEP Accredited Program form – signed by your accredited
undergraduate dietetics education university program administration
Interviews for the MScFN Internship stream program will be held during a week in February. Those
selected to attend an interview will be notified by email the week before, and in-person
attendance is mandatory. Applicants are advised to check their email frequently during
this time-frame, including spam or junk email folders. Those not interviewed during
this timeframe will not be considered for acceptance to the program.
Notification of program acceptance will be made to successful candidates starting
in March until all seats in the program have been filled.