Ruby P. Puckett - Elizabeth Frakes Award


Ruby P. Puckett/Elizabeth Frakes Food Management Continuing Education Award


This fund was established to award monies for continuing professional education credit to assist qualified professionals’ attendance at the Academy’s Food and Nutrition Conference & Expo™ (FNCE®) or another conference of professional interest related to food and nutrition management.  

Up to two awards, not to exceed $2000 each, will be awarded each year.  These monies will be used for expenses related to travel, registration, lodging and food expenses.

One half of monies (up to $1,000) will be distributed upon selection and the remainder distributed upon completion of requirements and submission of expenses.

The current MFNS Executive Committee is not eligible for this award.

The award is administered by the Academy Foundation.

Learn more about the award here.  Link to the online submission form here.

Applications are now being accepted until February 1, 2021.