Illinois SARE Grants

North Central Region SARE Grants

Sustainable Food, Fuel and Fiber


Contact Information:

Laura Christianson
S322 Turner Hall
MC-046
1102 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801
(217)244-6173
lechris@illinois.edu

Andrew Larson
MC-4000
421 W. Pines Road, Suite 10, Oregon, IL 61061
(815)732-2191
andylars@illinois.edu

North Central Region SARE Professional Development Program

Travel Scholarship Application

Please Note: If you are selected for a SARE travel scholarship you will be asked to complete a survey immediately after the conference/event. You will also be asked, 6-12 months after the conference/event on how (client questions, newsletters, field days, etc.) you used the information in your work and the number of farmers/educators with whom you shared the information.

Fields marked with a * are required.

Applicant Information

*Name

*Phone Number

*E-mail Address

*Address

*City

*State

*Zip Code

*Organization

Percent of Time Working with Farmers

%

Years in Position

Specialty Area

Have you received a SARE travel scholarship in the past two years?
   Yes    No

 

Conference/Event Information

*Name of Conference/Event

*Date

mm/dd/yyyy

Location

Web Address

 

Estimated Cost of Travel

Lodging

$

Registration Fees

$

Meals

$

Miscellaneous

$

Details

Airfare

$

Mileage (miles x $0.51)

$

Total Cost of Participation

$

Total Money Requested from SARE

$

 

Application Questions

1. Please rate your current knowledge level on this topic:
  No knowledge
  Beginner -- Some knowledge but not enough to teach or answer most technical questions.
  Knowledgeable -- can provide some technical information on the topic but could know more.
  Expert -- confident of your abilities to provide technical advice and teach on this topic.

2. What do you expect to learn from this conference or event?

3. How do you plan to use this new information in your work? Check all that are applicable.
  Answer client questions
  Individual Consultation
  Develop new contacts and partners for work
  Incorporate new ideas and information into regular programming
  Develop Special Programming on this topic
  Use in newsletters, newspaper columns, or radio shows
  Other

4. Any other comments