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.


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.




Professional Development Webinar Series:
Food and Nutrition Extension Education

Thursday, November 13 | 12 - 12:30 PM EST | Register

This webinar is the second of the Professional Development series hosted by the SNEB Student Committee. Dr. Ensle will share her success in the field of food and nutrition extension education, by describing her education, current work, and the different avenues for students and professionals to get involved.  The webinar will last 30 minutes.


DR. KAREN M. ENSLE is a Family and Community Health Sciences (FCHS) Educator/Department Head for Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County. She is a Registered Dietitian, Fellow of the American Dietetic Association and certified in Family and Consumer Sciences. She develops and teaches Extension programs and is the Project Investigator for a $ 450,000 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP-ED) grant along with oversight of 25 Union County Senior Meals Program sites.




Student Scholarships

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.

Information about becoming an SNEB Student member


Congratulations to 2014 recipeints of the Student Scholarships

  • Tashara Leak, University of Minnesota-Twin Citie
  • Chloe MacKinnon, Colorado State University
  • Natalie Marie Masís, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Tejaswini Mirji, University of Central Arkansas
  • Courtney Jade Wyman, Acadia University



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.


2014 Annual Conference Research Award Winners

  • Emily Hansen, MS, South Dakota State University
  • Christine Sugimoto, BS, Department of Nutrition, The University of Tennessee
  • Tomoko Iwaki, PhD, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Kathryn Towery, BS, University of North Carolina, Greensboro