Optimizing Impact: Supporting Food Systems with Nutrition Education

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  • Research
  • Program
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • FNEE Pre-Conference Research
  • FNEE Pre-Conference Program

Abstract Types
Abstract Review Criteria
2017 Abstract Supplement in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior

If you have questions about submitting an SNEB abstract, please contact sking@sneb.org.

Optimizing Impact: Supporting Food Systems with Nutrition Education
July 21 - 24, 2017
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, MN

Please input your information exactly as you wish to see it published - it will not be proofread or copy edited.
All accepted abstracts must have at least one presenter register and attend the SNEB Annual Conference.

You might be interested in reviewing last year's abstracts published in the: 2016 Abstract Supplement in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior
Optimizing Impact: Supporting Food Systems with Nutrition Education
July 21 - 24, 2017
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, MN

Please input your information exactly as you wish to see it published - it will not be proofread or copy edited.
All accepted abstracts must have at least one presenter register and attend the SNEB Annual Conference.

You might be interested in reviewing last year's abstracts published in the: 2016 Abstract Supplement in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior

SNEB Foundation Scholarship Application - 2018

GOAL

The goal of the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Foundation (SNEB Foundation) Scholarship Program is to provide financial assistance  for recipients to attend the SNEB Annual Conference. The number of scholarships awarded each year will depend on available funding. 

STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

There are three categories for student applicants: Student (graduate), Undergraduate and International. The scholarship amount for the 2018 Student and Undergraduate Scholarships is $500.00.  The International Scholarship is awarded $1,000, to help cover extra travel costs for those residing outside the U.S. Each scholarship will help students offset the costs of attending the SNEB Annual Conference.  Only one scholarship award will be given to each recipient. In addition to the monetary award, the recipient will receive complimentary conference registration.

Criteria for Eligibility

To be eligible for consideration for a student scholarship the applicant must be a Student Member of SNEB.  Student Members are: Individuals who are registered as full-time students or are actively working on a degree at an accredited college or university or are enrolled in a dietetic intern program.  Student status must be verified by having a faculty member sign the membership application.  Non-members can join at htp://www.sneb.org/join.
All applicants must also be at the beginning of their professional careers in nutrition, dietetics, or related field, i.e., they must have fewer than 3 years of professional work experience. Prior Foundation scholarship recipients are not eligible to reapply. 

COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS

The goal of the Community Scholarship Program is to provide financial assistance to those who offer community-based nutrition education programs.  The 2018 award amount is $500.  In addition to the monetary award, the recipient will receive complimentary conference registration.

Criteria for Eligibility

To be eligible, the applicants must:

  • Work for a 501(c)3 nonprofit or governmental entity
  • Work for community-based initiative that offers nutrition education or other programs to improve nutrition behaviors
  • Have worked in the field for at least one year

APPLICATION DEADLINE

The application form and essay must be submitted by March 1, 2018.

JUDGING PROCESS

All essays will be rated based on the quality of response to the question "How do you plan to apply what you learn from conference to your studies, research, or professional career related to nutrition education?"  The reviewers will evaluate essays on the following criteria:

  • Originality/creativity/innovation in nutrition education.  How is your research or work enhancing the field of nutrition education?  (This can be expressed by describing work you are already doing or work you are interested in pursuing in the future.)
  • Ability to apply information from SNEB conference to career potential  How will exposure to conference sessions help you advance your nutrition education career goals? 
  • Ability to express ideas well and convey information clearly and concisely.

SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT NOTIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

Scholarship recipients will be chosen by April 25, 2018  and notified by the SNEB Foundation President and Scholarship Committee Chair.  Scholarship recipients will be recognized at the SNEB Foundation Meeting and other Annual Conference activities/sessions.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICANT MENTORING

All scholarship applicants are offered the opportunity to work with a mentor. The name and contact information for the mentor will be provided by the SNEB Foundation Scholarship Committee Chair.

2018 Food and Nutrition Extension Education (FNEE) Division Student Scholarship Application

GOAL

The goal of the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Food and Nutrition Extension Education Division (FNEE) Student Scholarship Program is to provide financial assistance to attend the FNEE Pre-Conference and SNEB Annual Conference. To be eligible for this Scholarship the applicant must be a senior undergraduate, graduate or international student enrolled in a United States or international degree program in nutrition, family and consumer sciences, public health, health education, community health or closely related field.

STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

One scholarship will be awarded each year provided that FNEE Division funds are available. The recipient will receive a monetary award to offset conference registration. For the 2018 Conference the scholarship amount is $270.00.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

The application form and essay must be submitted by March 1, 2018.

JUDGING PROCESS

All applications will be rated based on the quality of the responses and the answer to the essay question "How do you plan to apply what you learn at the FNEE Pre-Conference and SNEB Conference to help advance your studies, research and/or professional work in nutrition education?”, along with the candidate’s ability to express ideas and information clearly and concisely. A current Curriculum Vita and Letter of Recommendation from a professor are also required.

SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT NOTIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

The scholarship recipient will be chosen by May 1 and notified by the FNEE Scholarship Review Committee Chair.  The scholarship recipient will be recognized at the FNEE Annual Business Meeting and other Annual Conference activities/sessions, and in the Annual Conference Program Booklet.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICANT MENTORING

The scholarship recipient will be offered the opportunity to work with a conference mentor. The name and contact information for the mentor will be provided by the FNEE Division Representative to the SNEB Mentoring Committee.

Note: Following the conference you will be required to submit a brief recap in the format of an article, video, or blog about your experience which will be posted on the FNEE Division website and printed in the quarterly newsletter. 

Ends on March 1, 2018

Please use this nomination form to submit for the following SNEB Awards - 

  • SNEB/SNEB Foundation Helen Denning Ullrich Award for Lifetime Excellence in Nutrition Education 
  • SNEB Mid-Career Achievement Award
  • SNEB Early Professional Achievement Award
  • Korean Society of Community Nutrition (KSCN)-SNEB Achievement Award
  • KSCN-SNEB Student Award
  • Nutrition Education Research Award
  • Nutrition Education Program Impact Award
  • Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Nutrition in Higher Education Award

The nomination requirements are posted online at http://www.sneb.org/awards

If you have any questions please contact the SNEB office at 317-328-4627 or info@sneb.org. The SNEB Awards Committee will notify all nominees by May 1. Awards will be presented at the SNEB Annual Conference in Minneapolis, MN July 21 - 24.

Each year, the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior accepts applications for a Student Member Representative to the SNEB Board of Directors.  The Student Member Representative is a non-voting position and receives no compensation.  In this role, the Student Member Representative will:

·        Lead a committee of SNEB student members in order to be able to provide insights and ideas on how to better serve existing student members and increase student participation. 

·        Actively participate in Board meetings  to help shape the future of SNEB

·        Gain valuable knowledge and leadership skills

·        Meet and work with leading nutrition education professionals

·        Participate in annual conference planning through submission of ideas for student activities and participation in review of conference program proposals. 

Eligibility: Any student that has been an SNEB member for at least one year at the time of taking office, is in good academic standing and will continue to be a Student Member for most of the time in office is eligible.  Student membership includes undergraduate/graduate students and dietetic interns.

Term of Office: The Student Member will serve a one-year term from Au­gust through July.

Time Requirements: 

The estimated time required for the Student Member will be 40 – 60 hours annually, including at least two hours every other month to attend regular SNEB Board meetings via teleconference; one full day to attend the annual in-face Board meeting, typically the day before the SNEB annual conference and two hours during the conference for a 2nd meeting; sufficient time to study the agenda ma­terials in advance of the meetings; two hours per quarter for student committee activities; one hour per month for conference planning; and additional time for handling other Board-related business.

Expenses: 

All long-distance charges for teleconference calls are reimbursable or can be covered through use of a calling card.  SNEB will pay for transportation to and provide complimentary registration for the Annual Conference (AC) so long as the Student Board Member attends the board meetings before and after the AC as their term requires. 

Air travel is limited to coach fare.  Whenever possible, travel should be booked at least 21 days in advance to ensure the lowest fares.  Mileage will be reimbursed according to the current IRS regulations.  Exceptions must be authorized by the President and Executive Director before the expense is incurred.   

SNEB will pay for overnight accommodations necessary for attending the board meeting.  This typically includes one overnight stay for the full day Board meeting.  A second night may be covered depending upon the timing of the 2nd Board meeting.   

SNEB will pay for meals while traveling to and from board meetings and for the meals not provided while attending board meetings.  The maximum reimbursement per meal will be based on IRS regulations.  Receipts are required.   

Notification: The successful candidate will be notified by May 1.

Poster artwork will be published as supplemental material to the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. All artwork must be submitted by June 1 to meet the publisher's deadline.

Also, during the year we will highlight these posters on social media. If you have a specific image you'd like to feature, please attach that also. The optimum size for a Facebook image is 1200 x 630 pixels. This image upload is optional.