Scholarship Opportunities

In order to apply for a Continuing Education Scholarship, please fill out our online application:

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:

TRaiLS 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.

*This grant is not intended for use toward the cost of academic education.

  • American Library Association 
    • Chicago, Illinois on June 22-27, 2023
  • Association for Rural & Small Libraries 
    • Wichita, Kansas on September 20-23, 2023
    • ***Flat rate of $900
    • ***Transportation/Bus available (leaves September 19th from Genoa)
  • American Association of School Librarians
    • Tampa Bay, Florida on  October 19-21, 2023
  • Nebraska Educational Technology Association
    • Omaha, Nebraska on March 14-15, 2024
  • Public Library Association 
    • Columbus, Ohio on April 3-5, 2024
  • American Library Association 
    • San Diego, California on June 27-July 2, 2024
  • Nebraska Library Association 
    • Kearney, Nebraska on October 9-10, 2024
  • Funding is available for other Conferences and Continued Education Events, and these will be considered individually.