Award Application Materials

 

Have you been involved in the development of a nutrition education program or project? Would you like to receive dollars and recognition for your efforts? Do you know someone who has been actively involved in NEP over the years? Consider applying for an award from NEPDPG!

 

NEP Award of Excellence

The NEP Award of Excellence supports the development and implementation of a quality nutrition education project that helps to enhance and advance the mission of NEP.

Award recipient will receive:

  • $500
  • Recognition in NEP media (website, social media, etc.)
  • Recognition at the Academy Food and Nutrition Conference & Expo DPG events
Application Process and Entry Deadline: Stay tuned for the next round of applications.

 

 

NEP Outstanding Member Award

The NEP Outstanding Member Award supports a member who has demonstrated outstanding dedication and whose ideas and professional leadership have contributed to the DPG in a significant way.

Award recipient will receive:

  • $500
  • Recognition in NEP media (website, social media, etc.)
  • Recognition at the Academy Food and Nutrition Conference & Expo DPG events
Application Process and Entry Deadline: Stay tuned for the next round of applications.

 

 

NEP Student FNCE® Scholarship

NEP is pleased to offer two $500 scholarships to current NEP student members to help support their attendance at FNCE®. Applicants must be current student members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, a member of the NEP DPG, and enrolled in a program accredited or approved by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (i.e. Didactic program, Internship, ISSP, Coordinated Program), and not be credentialed as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist during FNCE® 2020.

Award recipient will receive:

  • $500
  • Recognition in NEP media (website, social media, etc.)
  • Recognition at the Academy Food and Nutrition Conference & Expo DPG events

Application Process and Entry Deadline: Stay tuned for the next round of applications.

 

 

NEP Student Herbalife Scholarship

The Nutrition Education for the Public Dietetic Practice Group in partnership with Herbalife Nutrition will award three $1000 scholarships in 2020 and 2021 to support student research and/or dietetic education training of a promising student enrolled in an accredited dietetic program at the junior/senior or graduate level of education. The scholarship is directed to students with a passion for nutrition education and has intent of becoming a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN).

Award recipients will receive:

  • $1000
  • All-expenses paid trip to Herbalife Nutrition's headquarters in Los Angeles
  • Recognition in NEP media (website, social media, etc.)

Application Process and Entry Deadline:

The deadlines to apply for each scholarship is shown in the table below:  

Application Period for each Award

Application Deadline

October 5th to 30th, 2020

November 30th, 2020 at 11:59 PM

February 5th to February 20th, 2021

February 20th, 2021 at 11:59 PM

April 5th to April 20th, 2021

April 20th, 2021 at 11:59 PM

For the first application period - Email all required items to NEP DPG Awards Chair, Dr. Claudia Sealey-Potts at c.sealey-potts@unf.edu  with the Subject: “APPLICANT NEP Student Scholarship” by 11:59 pm ET, Monday, November 30, 2020.

Download application materials and further instructions here.