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

Nutrient Management Training

Booth Field Learning Lab

Raleigh NC

Feb 20, 2015
March 9-13, 2015
Cropland Conservation Planning
Smithfield, NC
March 26, 2015
April 7-9, 2015
Cropland Conservation Planning
Greensboro, NC
April 16, 2015
April 21-23, 2015
Pasture Conservation Planning
Butner, NC
July 2, 2015
July 21-23, 2015

Nutrient Management Training Registration for this session is not open yet.

Booth Field Learning Lab

Raleigh NC

Coming Soon
Aug 3-7, 2015
Conservation Employee Training (Technical Sessions)
Hickory, NC
Coming Soon
Aug 10-13, 2015
Basics of Conservation Planning
Raleigh, NC
Coming Soon
Oct 5-9, 2015
Forestry Conservation Planning
Central, NC
Coming Soon
Nov 4-5, 2015
Toolkit 8 Training
Coming Soon

*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