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Scholarship Details

CSNA has several Scholarship and award opportunities available. Application dates vary. Check each form for dates!
  • Due by September 1st
    Who May Apply:
    Names may be submitted by Chapters, committees, individual members, or sustaining members or companies.
    Form of Award:
    A plaque is presented at the CSNA Conference.
    What to Submit:
    Detailed background information regarding the nominee to substantiate the nomination.
    Deadline: September 1st to the Awards and Scholarship Chair.
    Background Information:
    To recognize outstanding contributions made to California's children in the areas of nutrition education.

  • Due by September 1st
    Who May Apply:
    Names of sustaining members may be submitted by Chapters, committees, or individual members.
    Form of Award:
    A plaque is presented at the CSNA Spring Conference.
    What to Submit:
    Letter with detailed background information regarding nominee's contribution to support the Association's goal.
    Deadline: September 1st to the Awards and Scholarship Chair.

  • Due by September 1st
    These recognition awards were designed to recognize site level employees.
    Who May Apply:
    MEMBERS of The California School Nutrition Association. May be nominated by a district Food Service Director, Principal where employed, Superintendent of District, CSNA Board member or the President of the Local Chapter.
    Form of Award:
    A plaque is presented at the CSNA Conference.
    What to Submit:
    Completed application. Letter of recommendation from Director of Food Service, Principal, Superintendent, CSNA Board member or President of the local Chapter. In addition, posters, newspaper clippings, pictures and other documentation relevant to the project of the candidate. Materials are best presented in a scrapbook.
    Deadline: October 15th to the Awards and Scholarship Chair.
    Background Information:
    Awards are made in the following areas:
    - Nutrition - Legislation - Professional Growth - Public Information - Creativity - Communications

  • Due by September 1st
    Who May Apply:
    Active members of CSNA who have been members at least one year.
    Amount of Grant:
    $125 per semester unit for undergraduate or graduate college work.
    What to Submit:
    Completed application. Recommendation letter from each of the following: Employer, Chapter President, Manager, and Superintendent. A letter stating plan to contribute to the Child Nutrition Program in the Future. High school and/or college transcript.
    Deadline: September 2nd to the Awards & Scholarship Chair.
    Background Information:
    Grants run for two years. Previous recipients may apply for a second grant.

  • Due by September 1st
    Who May Apply:
    Active members of CSNA who have been members at least one year.
    Amount of Grant:
    A scholarship grant of $250 will be awarded to two CSNA members from the Audrey Melikian Scholarship Fund at the Annual CSNA Conference
    What to Submit:
    1. Narrative written by applicant (500 words or less) describing work history, career goals, CSNA involvement, plans for use of scholarship money and how this scholarship would help the applicant better serve California's children.
    2. Two or more letters of recommendation from applicant's immediate supervisor, director, superintendent and/or chapter president attesting to applicant's integrity, determination, and perseverance in pursuing goals.
    Deadline: September 2nd to the Awards & Scholarship Chair.

  • Due by September 1st
    Who May Apply:
    Scholarship shall be awarded to a student nominated by a CSNA member, with preference given to the family member or dependent of a CSNA member. Amount of Grant: $500
    What to Submit:
    Completed application. Official Transcript from High School, Plans for course study, personal letter indicating plans for future employment in food service and planned future contribution to Child Nutrition Program as a result of further eduation, reference letter from Teacher or Counselor and CSNA Member
    Deadline: September 2nd to the Awards & Scholarship Chair.

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