The Vegetarian Resource Group Blog


Posted on January 28, 2015 by The VRG Blog Editor

Eleanor Miltimore Wolff became a committed vegan late in life. Once she
learned and understood that dietary choices affected not only one’s
personal health, but also the health of the planet and the well being of
the animals, there was no looking back. Leather shoes and purses, along
with non-vegan food products went out the door. Her children and
grandchildren were showered with vegan reading material. When she
exercised she would sport a T-shirt proclaiming: “I think, therefore I
am — a vegetarian.” Eleanor was a military censor during World War II,
but there was no censoring her commitment to a plant based diet and

In her memory, the Eleanor Wolff scholarship is a $2,500 paid internship
at The Vegetarian Resource Group (VRG) office in Baltimore (plus $1,000
toward housing) for a student who:

-Wants to be an effective change agent on behalf of veganism
-Is motivated to use knowledge gained from the internship to make a
significant impact within his/her world
-Could not participate in this development effort without a little
financial assistance

Currently, the Eleanor Wolff Scholarship funds one internship per year.
The Vegetarian Resource Group also has unpaid internships available.

If you would like to apply for a VRG internship, please send a resume,
writing sample, and cover letter detailing your interests, skills,
goals, and vegetarian knowledge to If you are applying for
the Eleanor Wolff scholarship internship, please say so and indicate
your financial need.

For more internship information, see:

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