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Scholarships

Purpose:
To encourage and enable representatives from communities in the Nebraska Development Network-Central Region to attend educational and professional development activities in Nebraska.

Eligible Activities:
2009 Governor's Conference on Rural Development & 46th Annual NCIP Awards Banquet

Use of Funds:
Scholarship funds may be used for tuition, travel and related expenses. Scholarships are on a reimbursement basis. (Receipts will be required to prove actual expenses. Mileage does not require a receipt and will be paid at the current state rate.

Scholarship Monies:
Eligible applicants may receive a maximum of $100 scholarship who have not received funding in the past two years and whose organization/employer normally does not fund training due to modest budgets or those individuals actively involved in rural development that are not paid staff. Four $100 scholarships are available for the 2009 Governor's Conference on Rural Development & 46th Annual NCIP Awards Banquet.

Applications:
The Nebraska Development Network-Central Region is responsible for accepting applications from individuals from communities within the service area and determining the eligibility of applicants.

Reporting:
Scholarship recipients will submit a brief written report including a line-item expense form to the Nebraska Development Network-Central Region after attending the Rural Institute. Receipts for actual expenses will be attached to the report.

Timeliness / Approval of Application:
Whenever possible, scholarship applications should be submitted no later than 30 days prior to the 2009 Governor's Conference on Rural Development & 46th Annual NCIP Awards Banquet. For 2009 the application deadline is August 10th. Decisions on recipients will be made by the Scholarship Committee and/or the Executive Committee depending on timing.

To apply, submit a scholarship application.

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