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Scholarships, Professional Development & Awards

SNA Awards and Scholarships

SNA Member Awards
The SNA awards program is a great opportunity to highlight the outstanding and important work of SNA members and state affiliates!

Members and state associations are eligible for many awards and honors that recognize their achievements in school foodservice, leadership, membership recruitment and professional development. Each year SNA awards are presented to its outstanding members and state association leaders at the Annual National Conference (ANC) during the State Awards Ceremony and General Sessions.

Nominate a colleague you admire today for an SNA Award. 

All nominees must be SNA members who hold a SNA certificate throughout the entire awards process. All award nominations are due online or to the State President by March 1 of each year.

SNA State Association Awards

These awards recognize achievement and excellence in state association leadership, membership recruitment and retention, and professional development:


School Nutrition Foundation Scholarships 

For over 30 years, the School Nutrition Foundation (SNF) has been raising funds to provide SNA members the opportunity to achieve their higher education goals through a wide variety of scholarships. To date, SNF has awarded members over $2 million in scholarships.

School Nutrition Association of North Carolina Scholarships
Download Application for SNA of North Carolina Scholarship (see scholarships below)

The School Nutrition Association of North Carolina awards two (2) $500 scholarships.  The scholarship guidelines are shown below.

Applicant must:
  • Be a SNA-NC member and a School Nutrition Employee.
  • Be enrolled in, or enrolling in, a college food service related, degreed program.
  • Agree to return any unused portion of the scholarship at the end of the year.
Instructions for Completing Application
  1. Complete scholarship application.
  2. Submit an up-to-date transcript of all academic work.
  3. Submit three (3) letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation should be from former or current instructors, former or current employers and an individual from the applicant's home community.
  4. Include a letter stating why you desire a scholarship.
  5. Submit two (2) copies of application and all related documents by May 1 to the Leadership Development/Awards Chair.
The Award/Nominations Chair for 2019-2020 is:

Amy Stanley
Bladen County Schools
483 Waterfall Lane
Whiteville, NC 28472
  1. Scholarships are granted for an academic year.
  2. A scholarship recipient may apply for a scholarship in succeeding years.
  3. Winners will be announced at the SNA-NC annual meeting in June each year.
  4. Scholarship payments will be made directly to the college/university.
  5. Board of Directors members are not eligible to apply for or receive a SNA-NC Scholarship while they are serving on the board.
SNA Award Winners

View a list of the 2019 regional and national award winners, as well as previous national winners.

Nominations are due online or to the Leadership Development/Awards Chair by March 1, 2019. Find out more and nominate someone you know at www.schoolnutrition.org/awards.

SNF Scholarships for SNA Members:

Scholarships and grants are available through the School Nutrition Foundation, the philanthropic sister organization of SNA, for active SNA members to:
  • Achieve your educational dreams
  • Attend national SNA conferences
  • Upgrade school kitchen equipment
For more information and to apply for a scholarship or grant, please visit: