Award Qualifications Overview

The Awards Committee requests your assistance in soliciting nominations for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Awards. Please consider the criteria carefully and complete the nomination form as soon as possible. Please note that these awards are considered to be member benefits: nominees must be members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics/California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to be eligible for these awards.

Please submit all nominations and the required documents via nomination link

The Nomination Form will be complete when all required documents listed below are uploaded via the nomination link:

1. Online Nomination Form.
2. Resume or CV in pdf format.
3. One page (1) narrative describing how the applicant meets the award criteria; up to 3 page narrative allowed for the Dolores Nyhus Memorial Award. Please use the selection criteria available for each award to craft the narrative.
4. Letter of Recommendation (LOR) form has been downloaded, completed, saved as a PDF, available   here.  If you have a previous letter that you would like to use for the applicant, you may upload your letter this year instead of completing the form.
5. Nominee’s picture that is 250 x 250 pixels in a png format.

Winners will be requested to write a brief bio which will be used at the Annual Awards Ceremony.

Please assure all application components are completed before trying to submit the application. It is recommended that one person coordinate and submit the application for the nominee.

Individuals may submit their own nominations and coordinate all paperwork. Please submit all materials electronically via the nomination link.

Awards Nomination Deadline: 5 pm on Friday, Jan. 20, 2023.

The awards will be presented at the CA Academy Annual Conference 2023 Awards Ceremony Luncheon on Thursday, April 27, 2023. Details coming in early 2023.