State Affiliate Awards

Each affiliate has the opportunity to provide the following affiliate awards. Applications for the below awards are due by February 1, 2018. 

Click on the award name to download the application form. Note, the application forms for the State Affiliate Awards (RYDY, RDTY, EDL, ODSA) are provided by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Only some of the award applications require letters of support (e.g. Media Excellence), if letters of support are not specified on the application, it is up to the applicant to include the information, letters of support, etc... that would position themselves as an award winning candidate. Note our State specific awards have the criteria on the application

    • Coordinated Program in Dietetics
    • Dietetic Internship
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
    • Dietetic Technician Program

These awards are given annually and criteria for each award are determined by the Academy and distributed to each affiliate annually. Affiliates should develop an application for each award that will be offered by the affiliate. The affiliate may develop more detailed criteria. States planning to participate in these award programs should immediately share the information with the state awards chair and/or other individuals responsible for awards at the state level.  

Recognition: 

RYDY, RDTY, EDL, ODSA recipients receive a congratulatory letter from the Academy president, awards certificate and listing in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  Affiliates may also provide additional recipient benefits and recognition. Ribbons are available at FNCE®.

Education Awards: 

The education awards are administered by the NDEP.  

Additional NYSAND Specific Awards

Applications for the below awards are due by February 1, 2017. The criteria for each of the NYSAND Specific Awards is included on the award application. Click here for the criteria document. 

Jack Bellick Award - This award recognizes a student member or active member (credentialed within the past 3 years) that has consistently participated in district or state activities. Click here for the criteria document. 

Isabelle Hallahan Award - This award is given to a female member recognition of provision of quality food service by a dietitian working directly in a food service management/administration capacity. Click here for the criteria document. 

Media Excellence Award – Awarding a member that has been consistently and actively involved in the promotion of science-based nutrition through the media. Click here for the criteria document. 

Excellence in Legislative Advocacy Award - Awarding a member that has been consistently and actively involved in the promotion of the profession of dietetics in any legislative initiative. Click here for the criteria document. 

Distinguished Dietitian Award – Awarding a member that is over the age of 35 years and has served as a member of the NYSAND Board of Directors and served as a role model and leader in the field of dietetics. Click here for the criteria document

AWARDS HISTORY
For a complete list of Distinguished Dietitians, please click HERE.
For a complete list of Recognized Young Dietitians, please click HERE.
For a complete list of Isabelle Hallahan Award Recipients, please click HERE.  

For a complete list of Jack Bellick Award Recipients, please click HERE. 
For a complete list of Outstanding Dietetic Student Award Recipients, please click HERE
For a complete list of Ruth Harmon Memorial Award Recipients, please click HERE. 
For a complete list of Legislative Excellence Award Recipients, please click HERE. 
For a complete list of Recognized Diet Technician Award Recipients, please click HERE.
For a complete list of Emerging Dietetic Leaders, please click HERE.
For a complete list of Legislative Excellence Award Recipients, please click HERE.
For a complete list of Outstanding Dietetics Educator Award Recipients, please click HERE.