Abstract Awards

SNEB Annual Conference
Abstracts: Awards

The SNEB Higher Education, Nutrition Education for Children Divisions and Public Health Nutrition Division are all accepting applications for their annual research awards to be presented at conference. Apply by answering the questions that correspond with each award when you make your abstract submission. Abstract submissions will be accepted through February 14, 2022.

Higher Education Division Student Research Awards
The Student Research Awards recognize masters and doctoral level student research in nutrition education along with work done by early career researchers who have completed a degree within the past five years. Abstract will be reviewed by a panel of members of the Higher Education Division based on the following criteria: objectives clearly expressed, procedure or methodology described, results and main accomplishments stated, significance of information, and quality of writing. The recipients will present their research at the SNEB Annual Conference poster abstract session. The $250 award is sponsored by the SNEB Division of Higher Education with support from the SNEB Membership Committee.

Nutrition Education for Children Student Research Award
Students who present research focusing on a topic in the area of nutrition education for children (ages 0-18) at the SNEB Annual Conference are eligible to apply for the SNEB Nutrition Education for Children Student Research Award. All students are eligible to apply, regardless of educational attainment (undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students) and do not have to be members of the Nutrition Education for Children Division to be included. The student must be the presenting author at conference. Posters will be reviewed by at least three reviewers. The winner of this student research award will receive recognition at the Annual Conference.

Public Health Nutrition Division Awards

The Public Health Nutrition (PHN) Division awards recognize the outstanding research contributions of PHN Division members. This year, the division will award $200 to one student and one early-career researcher. Awardees can use the award to cover the cost of conference registration and/or travel expenses.

To be considered for a PHN Division award, you must be the presenting author on an abstract submission to the 2022 SNEB Conference (July 29th – August 1st in Atlanta, GA). Furthermore, you must be a member of the PHN Division. Upon receipt of abstract, SNEB leadership will confirm that you are a PHN Division member. Students must be in enrolled in an undergraduate, masters, or doctoral degree program at the time of abstract submission. Early-career researchers must have completed their terminal degree (e.g., PhD, DrPH, MD, etc.) within the past 5 years. Division leaders are not eligible to apply.

An expert panel of division members will review each abstract submission. They will score abstracts on the following criteria:

  • Research significance & timeliness
  • Research innovation
  • Quality of research methods (i.e., study/program design, theoretical basis, statistical analyses, etc.)
  • Quality of writing and organization
  • Relevance to public health nutrition research or practice

Award winners receive notice via email from division leadership in spring 2022. The winners will be publically recognized during the PHN Division business meeting at the 2022 SNEB Conference.