SNF Scholarships

The School Nutrition Foundation (SNF) provides School Nutrition Association (SNA) members with the opportunity to attend SNA’s Legislative Action Conference (LAC), School Nutrition Industry Conference (SNIC) and Annual National Conference (ANC), as well as professional development scholarships to further their education and career. More than $50,000 is available this year to support members. The 2024 Professional Development Scholarships are NOW OPEN!

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2024 Professional Development Scholarships

Nancy Curry Scholarship

The Nancy Curry Scholarship is funded by Handgards, Inc., and friends of Nancy. One scholarship of $500 is awarded each year.

Applicants must be:

  • An active School Nutrition Association (SNA) member for a minimum of one year (January 1, 2023-December 31, 2023) and have a history of employment in school foodservice. If you need to confirm the SNA membership, please call (703) 824-3000.
  • Currently employed in school foodservice as an operator/state agency (Industry and student members are not eligible).
  • Enrolled (or will be enrolled) in a degree or certificate program at a vocational/technical, undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate level in the United States in a program of study which falls into one or more of the USDA Professional Standards subject areas.

Please note that children of SNA members are no longer eligible to apply for scholarships.

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Super Bakery Scholarship

In loving memory of Franco Harris, Super Bakery and the School Nutrition Foundation (SNF) are announcing the start of the 2024 Franco Harris Legacy Scholarship Program! As a longtime supporter of the School Nutrition Association and SNF, we are honored to provide this scholarship program to SNA members who are seeking to better themselves professionally and personally and who strive for quality, innovation, and nutrition for the betterment of students.

Through this scholarship program, Super Bakery will be awarding two professional development and conference scholarships to eligible SNA members.  The Super Bakery MVP Award will provide two (2) monetary awards at $5000 each to support the recipients’ academic endeavors. For more information on the scholarship and eligibility, please view the link below. Deadline for the professional development scholarship is April 26, 2024.

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SNA Professional Development

In support of School Nutrition Foundation, the School Nutrition Association (SNA) is sponsoring the SNA Professional Development Scholarship. Recipients of this scholarship will be provided up to $2500 in support of their academic and professional development. For more information on the scholarship and eligibility, please view the link below. Deadline for the professional development scholarship is April 26, 2024.

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Schwan’s Food Service Scholarship

In support of advancing the development of school nutrition professionals, Schwan’s Food Service, Inc., makes an annual donation which provides funds to the School Nutrition Foundation’s (SNF) scholarship program. This scholarship enables SNF to “foster good nutrition in school lunch programs and to improve school foodservice management.” Scholarships of up to $2,500 each are awarded. Please view the link below for more information on the scholarship and eligibility. The deadline for the professional development scholarship is April 26, 2024.

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Superhero Scholarship

In partnership with the School Nutrition Foundation, Bart Christian has established the Superhero Professional Development Scholarship in honor of the dedicated people who feed our country’s school children every day. The “Superhero Scholarship” will provide multiple scholarships to SNA members who are achieving their educational dreams in a school nutrition field of study. Since continuing education is critical to advancing their professional goals, SNA members can apply for the Superhero Scholarship to assist with funding for tuition and books for the following school year. Please view the link below for more information on the scholarship and eligibility. The deadline for the professional development scholarship is April 26, 2024.

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2024 Conference Registration Scholarships

2024 Annual National Conference (ANC) Scholarships

SNF Conference Scholarships will provide members with the opportunity to attend SNA’s Annual National Conference (ANC) 2024. SNF will award forty-five (45) ANC scholarships, only one scholarship will be awarded per recipient.

School Nutrition Association will sponsor ten (10) scholarships for ANC 2024. Five (5) of the scholarships will be awarded to first-time attendees. Recipients of the SNA sponsored ANC scholarships will each receive $1,400 to cover registration, airfare, hotels, and meals. Each scholarship recipient must comply with his/her school district’s policy on out-of-district travel. Deadline to apply is May 10, 2024.

Super Bakery 22 Seconds Society in Memory of Franco Harris

Super Bakery’s 22 Seconds Society in Memory of Franco Harris will sponsor eleven (11) scholarships for ANC 2024. Five (5) of the scholarships will be awarded to first-time attendees. Recipients of the Super Bakery sponsored ANC scholarships will each receive $1,000 to cover registration, airfare, hotels, and meals. Each scholarship recipient must comply with his/her school district’s policy on out-of-district travel. Deadline to apply is May 10, 2024.

The J.T.M. Food Group Jack Maas, Jr., Scholarship

J.T.M Food Group, "Jack Maas, Jr." will sponsor four (4) scholarships for ANC 2024. Two (2) of the scholarships will be awarded to first-time attendees. Recipients of the J.T.M. Food Group sponsored ANC scholarships will each receive $1,000 to cover registration, airfare, hotels, and meals. Each scholarship recipient must comply with his/her school district’s policy on out-of-district travel. The deadline to apply is May 10, 2024.

Submit one application to be considered for the SNA, Super Bakery, and J.T.M. Food Group scholarship opportunities.   

Accutemp Scholarship

AccuTemp Products First-Timers Scholarships, for the sixth year in a row, AccuTemp Products is offering twenty (20) $500 scholarships to current SNA employee and manager category members who will be attending their first ANC in Boston, Massachusetts. Scholarships are automatically awarded to the first 20 eligible applicants who apply. The deadline to apply is May 10, 2024.

Requirements:

  • Application must be submitted by a nominating SNA Director level member
  • Nominating Director must be registered to attend ANC24
  • Nominee must be a current SNA employee or manager level member
  • Must be Nominee's first time attending ANC

Thank you to our generous 2024 Conference Scholarship sponsors!

Questions? Contact SNF@schoolnutrition.org.

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