Funded Opportunities for Health Food Retailing Training

Health Food Institute Bursary

Sponsored by Health Food Business magazine, the Health Food Institute Bursary will fund two people, either those working in a health food store or the retailer themselves, through the online and IEB accredited HFI Professional Diploma Parts One and Two.

Retailers are invited to apply for the bursary, with applications reviewed by the Health Food Institute committee and editor of Health Food Business magazine, Rachel Symonds, with the winners announced the annual Health Food Institute Lecture and Lunch. Please visit for more information.


HFMA/Roger Lane Scholarships 

The HFMA, in partnership with long-standing Institute Patron, Lanes Health, jointly fund a legacy initiative for training which is awarded annually.  The ‘HFMA/Roger Lane Scholarships’ provide funding each year for 10 people to participate in the on-line Diploma Part One course, externally accredited by the Independent Examinations Board, (IEB) as the ‘Health Food Institute Nutritional Advisor’s Award’. For further information, please telephone the HFI administrator on 0115 976 7280.

Our mission is to strengthen the gravitas and influence of the specialist health food sector through excellence in education.