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    The Local Programs Workshop Scholarship was created to provide financial assistance to localities which could benefit from workshop attendance but are unable to attend due to budgetary constraints. Local Program Sponsor funds provide for 10 scholarships


    Scholarship Focus

    • Locality has not attended any previous Local Program Workshop.

    • Locality has new or first-time locally administered project.

    • Locality has a locally administered project underway


    Scholarship Award

    Total value of award will be (about or up to) $350.00

    Registration fee for local government – value $95.00

    1-2 nights at the Colonial Williamsburg Hotel (September 9-11, 2019)  - value $250.00


    *No cash value to recipient. All charges will be billed directly to VDOT. Recipient will be responsible for transportation, incidentals and all meals not provided at the workshop.


    Application Process

    Scholarships awarded are based upon the availability of funds and additional qualifying criteria. If requests exceed available funds, localities will be ranked based on the following criteria.

    • Geographic diversity – ideal would be at least one per district                                 

    • Number of LAPs underway

    • District recommendation

    • Preference to first time attendees