Awards

Recognizing outstanding contributions to the nutrition community

The ASN and ASN Foundation awards program honors scientists, clinicians and scholars for significant achievements in nutrition research and practice.

2020 Award Recipients

2020 Award winners were honored at NUTRITION 2020 LIVE ONLINE and will be honored at NUTRITION 2021 LIVE ONLINE from June 7-10, 2021.

The Call for Nominations for 2020 Awards concluded on November 1, 2019.

2020 Foundation Honorees

The ASN and ASN Foundation awards program honors scientists, clinicians and scholars for significant achievements in nutrition research and practice.

Congratulations to the award recipients in the following categories for their outstanding achievement:

2020 Senior Investigator Awards

2020 Mid-Career and Young Investigator Awards

2020 Additional Awards

2020 ASN Fellows

To be inducted as a Fellow of the Society is the highest honor ASN bestows.

Congratulations to the ASN Class of 2020 Fellows!

For more information about this year’s Fellows, please click here.

Fellowships, Scholarships, and Funding Opportunities

Congratulations to the recipients of the ASN Foundation’s 2020 fellowships, scholarships and funding opportunities:

Ajinomoto Young Investigator Pilot Grant

Supported by Ajinomoto Health & Nutrition North America, Inc.
Shannon Galyean, PhD, RD, LDN
Texas Tech University

Herbalife Nutrition Scholarship Recipient

Supported by Herbalife Nutrition
Katherine Ellison, MS, RDN, LDN
The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Mars, Inc. Predoctoral Fellowship

Supported by Mars, Inc.
Bryant Keirns, MS
Oklahoma State University

The Gerber Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

Endowed by the Gerber Foundation
Kaitlyn Harper, MA, MSc
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Science Policy Fellowships

Organized by the ASN Committee on Advocacy and Science Policy

Lyndsey D. Ruiz
University of California, Davis

Matthew J. Landry, PhD
The University of Texas at Austin

Award Competitions and Travel Funding Opportunities for Students and Young Investigators

For its annual meeting, ASN awards more than $90,000 in awards and travel grants to students and young investigators annually.  Awards include the following:

  • Clinical Emerging Leader Award Oral Competition
  • Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science Poster Competition
  • Global Nutrition Early Career Scholar Award
  • Graduate Student Research Award Competition
  • Nutrition Translation Award Competition for Early Career Investigators
  • Robert Suskind and Leslie Lewinter-Suskind Pediatric Nutrition
    Student Awards
  • Student Interest Group (SIG) Travel Award
  • Postdoctoral Research Award Competition
  • Young Minority Investigator Oral Competition

Applications are submitted during abstract submission for ASN’s annual meeting.

More About Eligibility and Guidelines