New for Spring 2024! Simplified Application Process

The Be Well Solutions Dietetic Internship Program is excited to unveil a new, simplified application process for the Spring 2024 Match.

  • No BWS DI Application Fee!

    Applicants are no longer required to submit a separate fee to BWS DI to apply to the program. Applicants need only pay the fees to register for DICAS and D&D Digital to participate in the match process.

  • No Supplemental Application!

    There is no longer a supplemental application required to apply to BWS DI. Applicants only need to submit a Proposed Rotation Schedule in addition to the other DICAS requirements listed below.

BWS DI Application Steps

  • Register for DICAS

    Applicants applying to BWS DI through either the DI-Only Pathway or MS/DI Pathway must apply to our program through the Dietetic Internship Centralized Application Service (DICAS). DICAS is an online applicant portal serviced by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and used by students who are applying to dietetic internship programs.

    BWS DI participates in both the fall and spring match cycles through DICAS. For more information, please visit Potential applicants may also email for more information. Please note that there is a fee to use DICAS. Applicants must complete their DICAS application for the Spring Match by 11:59 pm Central Time on February 15, 2024.

  • Register for D&D Digital 

    Applicants must also register with D&D Digital Systems at, pay the $65 computer match fee by credit card, and enter their contact information and dietetic internship preferences by 11:59 pm Central Time on February 15, 2024. This allows applicants to participate in the nationwide “matching process.” Applicants must submit priority rank choices through D&D Digital for the Spring Match by 11:59 pm Central Time on April 1, 2024.

    Computer matching materials may be obtained from D&D Digital Systems, 304 Main Street, #301, Ames, IA 50010, phone (515)292-0490.

  • Official Transcripts (submitted via DICAS)

    • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college, university, or foreign equivalent, aligning with the CDR requirements for eligibility to sit for the credentialing exam.
    • DI-Only Applicants: Include transcripts from a completed or currently enrolled master’s program, if applicable.
    • Valid DPD Verification Statement
    • A 3.0 GPA is preferred, but not required
  • Personal Statement (submitted via DICAS)

    • Please provide a Personal Statement (1,000 words or less) that helps the admissions committee understand the applicant’s background, ambitions, personal experiences, and professional aspirations.
  • Resume (submitted via DICAS)

  • 3 Letters of Recommendation (submitted via DICAS)

  • Proposed Rotation Schedule (submitted via DICAS)

    • Your application must include a Proposed Rotation Schedule. The structure of a distance program allows applicants to select their rotation sites and preceptors.
    • DI-Only Applicants: Applicants must submit proof of an existing master’s degree, one that is in progress, or acceptance into a master’s program before starting the internship. If available before the application deadline, this must be submitted with the Proposed Rotation Schedule. Examples of proof include a letter of acceptance from a master’s program and/or transcripts from a currently enrolled master’s program.
    • MS/DI Applicants: Applicants applying to the MS/DI pathway must align their rotation schedule dates with the MS/DI curriculum timeline for the graduate program that they are applying for. Each curriculum timeline may be found on the graduate program pages, and other important dates for the MS/DI pathway may be found here. Applicants must indicate which MS program(s) they will be applying to within the Proposed Rotation Schedule. Upon acceptance, BWS DI requires proof of admission with a letter of acceptance or other documentation provided by the MS program.
    • Submission deadline: same as the DICAS submission deadline

Note: Graduate Record Examination score (GREs) is NOT required

Application Resources

Looking for resources to prepare your dietetic internship application? Check out our BWS DI Applicant Quiz, Preceptor Toolkit, downloadable Application Checklist, and other helpful resources and information located on our Application Resources page.

Acceptance into BWS DI

Upon acceptance into our program, please email to confirm your spot in the program. Note: we require a non-refundable acceptance fee of $1,500. This payment will go toward the amount of tuition.


Our program faculty are happy to answer any questions that you have and provide support throughout the application process. Please send any questions to or schedule an appointment with a faculty advisor via Calendly.