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How to Apply

The application for the MScFN Internship stream program will open November 15, 2021 and close, with a firm deadline, on January 14th, 2022. All three steps of the application (as described below) must be completed by the January 14th, 2022 deadline.

It is recommended that applicants review the below application process details prior starting an application. Please note that some details for the 2021-2022 Application Process are currently being confirmed. We ask that you please check back as the below information will continue to be updated, as details are finalized.


Note: Applicants are not responsible to find a Faculty Research Supervisor before applying to the MScFN, Internship stream program. Instead, applicants will be prompted to list research interests and preferred Faculty Research Supervisors in their application, to facilitate the matching process.

Application Process Requirements

The application process for this program includes 3 steps. All three steps must be completed prior to the January 14th, 2022 deadline. 

Step 1: Submit a Western School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Application     

The Western School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies application portal is found at Apply Now  This application will open on November 15th, 2021 (deadline January 14, 2022). 

Items required as part of Step 1:

Transcripts for all post-secondary schools attended. Note: official documentation is required only for those applicants offered admission to the program.

Those applicants currently enrolled in an undergraduate program must upload transcripts once Fall 2021 term grades have been added to the transcript, and in time to meet the application deadline.

Confirmation of Completion of PDEP Accredited Undergraduate Program form – signed by your accredited dietetics undergraduate program administration.

Proof of Valid Class G2 Ontario Driver's License (or equivalent). Internship stream students must have access to a vehicle and be able to drive unattended throughout the practicum portion of the program.

Demonstrated English Language Proficiency Testing Results (if required). Note: applicants are exempt from this requirement if they submit proof that they have been enrolled for 2 or more years of full-time undergraduate or graduate study in an English speaking school in a country where English is the principal language.

*Instructions for uploading documents and navigating each stage of the application will be found within the applicatoon itself. 

Step 2: CASPer

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Step 3: OWL Applicant Profile

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Selection Process

Selection processes for the MScFN Internship stream program will be held  during February via online platforms (unless otherwise stated). Those selected to attend will be notified by email. Applicants are advised to check their email frequently during this time-frame, including spam or junk email folders, to avoid missing an interview opportunity. 

The selection process will be conducted using various means, and attendance will be mandatory for program acceptance consideration. Those invited to engage in the selection process should ensure they will have access to stable internet connection, and video and microphone capabilities. Further details will be provided to those invited.

Notification of program acceptance will be made to successful candidates starting in March until all seats in the program have been filled.  Those not invited to the application process within the February timeframe will not be considered for acceptance to the program. 

Learn more about the program through the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. 

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