Simplified Application Process!

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

  • No BWS DI Application Fee!

    Applicants are no longer required to submit a separate fee to BWS DI to apply to the program. Applicants only need to pay the fee associated for applying in DICAS.

  • No Supplemental Application!

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

Application Steps

DICAS Requirements

All individuals applying to a dietetic internship via DICAS will need to complete the following requirements:

  • 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 Spring and Fall application 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. To apply to BWS DI for the Fall 2024 Application Cycle, applicants must complete their DICAS application by 11:59 pm Central Time on October 15, 2024, but individuals can submit their applications in DICAS as early as August 5, 2024.

  • Academic Requirements

    • Official Transcript
      • MS/DI Pathway: Letter of acceptance into the chosen graduate program provided to BWS DI before Orientation
      • DI-Only Pathway: Official transcript from a graduate program that has either been completed or in progress. Or letter of acceptance into a graduate program provided to BWS DI before Orientation
    • Valid DPD Verification Statement
    • A 3.0 GPA is preferred, but not required
    • Note: BWS DI does not require a Graduate Record Examination score (GREs)
  • Personal Statement

    • 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.
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation

  • Resume 

BWS DI Requirement

All individuals applying to the Be Well Solutions Dietetic Internship will need to complete the DICAS requirements above and also submit the following:

  • Program Plan (submitted via DICAS)

    • Your application must include a Program Plan. 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 Orientation. If available before the application deadline, this may be submitted with the Program Plan. 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 Program Plan. Before Orientation, 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

Early Decision Discount

Be Well Solutions Dietetic Internship applicants can receive a $500 discount off their tuition by applying and officially accepting their spot early.

Applicants will still follow the same application steps listed above, just with earlier deadlines. If interested, please review the dates below to take advantage of this tuition discount opportunity:

  • Spring Application Cycle

    Apply by January 15th and officially commit to BWS DI by February 15th to receive the tuition discount.

  • Fall Application Cycle

    Apply by September 15th and officially commit to BWS DI by October 15th to receive the tuition discount.

The non-refundable $1,500 tuition deposit is due by the “commit by” date to secure your spot in the BWS DI Program. For individuals not interested in applying or committing to our program this early, they will not be eligible for the discount. Please see the Tuition and Payments page to view our program tuition and what’s included.

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,, please email to confirm your spot in the program. Note: we require a non-refundable tuition deposit 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.