Professional Development - Technical Training Scholarship

Scholarships are currently being offered to soil and water conservation district employees. These scholarships are designed to provide financial support to district employees to obtain technical training and enable district employees to continue to improve their technical skills in order to better serve the clients in their district.

Upcoming Qualified Training Events


Scholarship Applications and Due Date
Award Notification Date
Date of Event
Basics of Conservation Planning Registration Closed
Raleigh, NC
Sept 18, 2015
Oct 5-9, 2015
Forestry Conservation Planning
Jordan Lake Educational Forest Chapel Hill
Oct 9, 2015
Oct 27-28, 2015
Basics of Pasture Planning
NCA&T Farm, Greensboro
Oct 16, 2015
Nov 2-4, 2015
Nutrient Management Training
Feb 19, 2016
March 7-11, 2016
Basics of Pasture Planning
Mountain Research Station, Waynesville
March 18, 2016
April 5-7, 2016
Toolkit 8 Training - Coordinate with NRCS Area Office

*Links will provide event agenda and registration. **Links will provide details of location and directions.

What will be included in the scholarship?

The scholarship will include the applicants registration fee to attend continuing education at the specified event as well as subsistence costs pursuant to NC Office of State Budget and Management policies. The subsistance costs will be paid to the applicant through reimbursement. Specific training reimbursements can can be found on each application.

How will district employee be reimbursed?

The applicant will not be reimbursed for registration fees.  The registration fee will be paid directly to the event coordinator.

All other eligible reimbursements shall be submitted on proper forms and include supporting documentation. All travel reimbursement will be directly deposited; with the first request for travel reimbursement district employees must complete the direct deposit form posted below.

Send all applications and reimbursements to:

Natalie Woolard, Section Chief
943 Washington Square Mall
Washington, NC 27889



NCDA&CS Division of Soil & Water Conservation, Pat Harris, Director
Mailing Address: 1614 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1614
Physical Address: 512 North Salisbury Street, Raleigh North Carolina 27604
Phone: 919.733.2302; FAX: 919.715.3559