SNEB Student Membership

The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) represents the unique professional interests of nutrition educators in the United States and worldwide. SNEB is dedicated to promoting effective nutrition education and communication to support and improve healthful behaviors and has a vision of healthy communities through nutrition education and advocacy. SNEB provides forums for sharing innovative strategies for nutrition education, expressing a range of views on important scientific, pedagogic and policy issues, and disseminating research findings. Members of SNEB educate individuals, families, fellow professionals, and students, and influence policy makers about nutrition, food, and health.


SNEB Students Only Webinar

February 26 at 2 p.m. ET - Register
With the success of the SNEB Journal Club Webinar series, the Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior wishes to launch a webinar series geared towards student members. The first webinar, designed to introduce the Society to the student members, is a great opportunity to learn more about member resources and opportunities through SNEB. All members are welcome to attend this free webinar, to learn more about the organization, and benefits that are available.


What Qualifies as a SNEB Student Member?

Individuals who are registered as full-time students OR are actively working on a degree at an accredited college or university are eligible for student membership. All students must have their membership application signed by faculty member to verify student status. Enrollment in a dietetic intern program qualifies you as a student member. If you do not have a faculty advisor, please have your internship supervisor verify your membership application.


SNEB Student representative to the Board of Directors

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

  • Provide insights and ideas on how to better serve existing student members and increase student participation
  • Actively participate in Board meetings and helping shape the future of SNEB
  • Gain valuable knowledge and leadership skills Meet and work with leading nutrition education professionals

Download a nomination form. Forms due Feb. 28.


Student Scholarships Available to Attend the Annual Conference

The goal of the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Foundation (SNEB Foundation) Student Scholarship Program is to provide financial assistance to student members of SNEB who wish to attend the SNEB Annual Conference. The Student Scholarship Program allows many national and international students the opportunity to attend the Annual Conference. The scholarship will help students offset the costs of attending the SNEB Annual Conference. Only one scholarship award will be given to each recipient.
The deadline to apply for the 2014 scholarship is February 14, 2014

Robin Orr Memorial International Student Scholarship Application

Student Scholarship Application

Information about becoming an SNEB Student member


Congratulations to 2013 recipeints

  • Lauren M. Humphrey, California State University, Chico
  • Sarah K. Hibbs-Shipp, Colorado State University
  • Angelina Moore Maia, University Of Maine
  • Jessica Nash, University of Rhode Island
  • Aimee Tritt, University of Minnesota



Student Facebook Page

SNEB Student members have their own Facebook page to network and discuss news items of specific interest to students. Join them!


Student Research Awards

The Student Research Awards recognize masters and doctoral level student research in nutrition education. The award includes a monetary prize to offset conference attendance. Winners are also recognized in the conference proceedings and during the business meeting. To be considered for the Student Research Award, indicate your intention during the abstract submission process.

2013 Annual Conference Research Award Winners

  • Sheryl Aguilar, RD, CDE, Utah State University
  • Hsiao-Liang Pai, EdD, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Amanda Ford, MS, University of Florida
  • Katie Reinsma, DrPH, MS, Loma Linda University
  • Cayley Velazquez, PhD, RD, University of British Columbia, Faculty of Land and Food Systems


Early Professional Award - newly established

The SNEB Early Professional award is presented to recognize an SNEB member who has made notable contributions in the field of nutrition education and to the mission of SNEB during the early stages of their career. The deadline for 2014 nominations will be February 14. 2014 Nomination Form