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Tribal Scholarship for the National Rural Transit Assistance Program Technical Assistance Conference

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Federal Transit Administration, National Rural Transit Assistance Program
Aug 8, 2019

Nancy B. Doherty, PE


The National Rural Transit Assistance Program (RTAP) and Federal Transit Administration provide scholarships for tribal programs and transit affiliates to attend the National Rural Transit Assistance Program Technical Assistance Conference.

The conference will take place on September 15-18, 2019 in Portland, Oregon.


To qualify for a scholarship:

  • Be a transit professional who provides transit on or near a Federally recognized Indian Tribe or Alaskan Native Village
  • Work with an agency that is a recipient of a 5311 or 5311c grant within past 3 years
  • Have agency approval to attend the conference
  • Have registered for the conference
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Scholarships may cover:

  • Registration
  • Lodging at the conference hotel or an approved overflow facility at the single rate charge
  • Airfare
  • Parking
  • Ground transportation to/from airports
  • Mileage reimbursement for personal car usage ($0.58/mile)
  • Miscellaneous expenses (with approved explanation)
Application process

Review the guidelines and complete the application form at the end.

Completed applications may be submitted by:



Tagged as
American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians ยท Transportation

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