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:

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

· Serve in a liaison role to an SNEB committee

· Assist the leadership of the Student Division in order to provide insights and ideas on how to better serve existing student members and increase student participation.

· Gain valuable knowledge and leadership skills

· Meet and work with leading nutrition education professionals


Any student that has been an SNEB member for at least one year at the time of taking office in August of this year, 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; and additional time for handling other Board-related business.


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 2ndBoard 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.

Application Procedures:

Applications and related materials will be evaluated by the SNEB Board of Directors. The selected representative will be notified no later than April 15.

SNEB 2022:  Re-engineering Nutrition Education and Behavior. . .  designing tech competence in your digital world.

  • Research
  • Program
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)

Abstract Types
Abstract Review Criteria
2021 Abstract Supplement in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior

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

SNEB Foundation Scholarship Application - 2022

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.  The 2022 conference is being planned with both in-person and virtual programming. If you are unable to travel and would prefer to be considered for a scholarship for virtual registration only, please indicate that choice on the nomination form.

The Foundation budgets to award five graduate or undergraduate, one international and one community scholarship each year but continues to fundraise in order to increase that number.

There are three categories for student applicants: Graduate, Undergraduate and International. The scholarship amount for the 2022 Graduate and Undergraduate Scholarships is $500 for in-person conference attendance.  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 in Atlanta.  Only one scholarship award will be given to each recipient. In addition to the monetary award, the recipient will receive complimentary conference registration.

Virtual conference scholarships do not include a travel stipend but recipients 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 3 years or fewer of professional work experience. Prior Foundation scholarship recipients are not eligible to reapply for the same category of scholarship.

The goal of the Community Scholarship Program is to provide financial assistance to those who work in community-based nutrition education programs.  The 2022 award amount is $500 to cover travel costs for attending the conference in Atlanta, GA.  In addition to the monetary award, the recipient will receive complimentary conference registration. Virtual conference scholarships do not have a monetary award but recipients will receive complimentary conference registration.
Criteria for Eligibility

  • 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

The application form and essay must be submitted by March 1, 2022.

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 recipients will be chosen by June 1, 2022, 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.

All scholarship recipients 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.

Resolutions provide a route for members to propose that SNEB adopt a position, take an action, or endorse a policy or principles in a formal manner.  The SNEB Bylaws (2.4) state that:  Members of the corporation may initiate and submit for a vote by the membership resolutions regarding matters on which the members advocate that the corporation take a position or action or advocate that the corporation establish a policy.

An individual, group of SNEB members, SNEB Division or SNEB committee may submit a resolution for consideration by the membership. SNEB members serving on the Board of Directors or who are a Board Member-Elect will not be eligible to author, or be a signatory on, any resolutions during their terms in office.   

Drafters are encouraged to prepare concise, well-organized resolutions.  See examples of previous resolutions online. To make a resolution readable and easy to understand, authors may not wish to include every rationale or fact that supports the proposed motion.  Authors are welcome to provide longer statements during the comment process, especially if the topic is complex, to help assure that members can make a well-informed judgment about the resolution.

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