Scholarship Opportunities

In order to apply for a Continuing Education Scholarship, please fill out our online application: http://bit.ly/trlsScholarshipApp

If you’d like to apply for a scholarship to pay for the application fee for a Humanities Nebraska speaker, please fill out our online application: http://bit.ly/HNScholarship

TRaiLS 2021 – 2022 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. All of the scholarship recipient’s essays get published in our newsletter.

  • American Association of School Librarians
    Salt Lake City, UT 10/21 – 10/23, 2021
    Four – $800
  • American Library Association
    Washington, DC 6/23 – 6/28, 2022
    One – $1,000
  • Association of Rural and Small Libraries
    Reno/Sparks, NV 10/20 – 10/23, 2021
    Eight – $400
  • Virtual only for ARSL will be $40 scholarships
  • Mountain Plains Library Association
    Missoula, MT 8/3 – 8/6, 2022
    Two – $600
  • Nebraska Library Association
    Hybrid/Omaha, NE 10/12 – 10/14, 2021
    Ten – $300
  • Virtual only for NLA will be $40 scholarships
  • Public Library Association
    Portland, OR 3/23 – 3/25, 2022
    One – $1,000
  • Funding is available for other Conferences and Continued Education Events, and these will be considered individually.