Scholarship Opportunities

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*Click on the link below to view and print a continuing education scholarship application form
Scholarship application 2018-2019
TRaiLS 2018 continuing education scholarships are available to attend state, regional, and nationwide conferences and events. These scholarships are available to any director, media specialist, staff member, or trustee at libraries in the TRaiLS service area. Applications will be reviewed by the scholarship committee after the deadline to apply for each specific scholarship has passed. Scholarship recipients will be notified prior to the event with money awarded after attendance of the event.

American Library Association Annual Conference
June 20-25, 2019 in Washington, D.C.
Deadline to apply May 22, 2019
1 $1,350 Scholarship

Association of Rural and Small Libraries
September 4th-7th,2019 in Burlington, Vermont
Deadline to apply is June 15th 2019
1 $500 scholarship

American Association of School Librarians
November 14-16, 2019 in Louisville, Kentucky
Deadline to apply July 15, 2019
1 $500 scholarship

NLA/NSLA Annual Conference
October 2-4, 2019 in La Vista
Deadline to apply August 10, 2019
10 $600 scholarships

Other C.E. Opportunities
Please submit applications at least one month prior to event
Roughly $4,133.00 available for other continuing education
opportunities. These funds are awarded at a 90/10 match up to $500.

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