Scholarship Opportunities

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*Click on the link below to view and print a continuing education scholarship application form
Scholarship application 2016-17
TRaiLS 2017 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 22-27 in Chicago. IL
Deadline to apply May 22
1 $830 Scholarship

NLA/NSLA Annual Conference
October 11-13 in Kearney
Deadline to apply August 14
20 $250 scholarships

Association of Rural and Small Libraries Annual Conference
October 2017 in Utah
Deadline to apply June 15, 2017
1 $500 scholarship

American Association of School Libraries Conference
November 9-12 in Phoenix, AZ
Deadline to apply July 15, 2017 (This deadline was changed to better accommodate early bird registration pricing.)
2 $500 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 on a 90/10 basis up to $500.

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